A creature referenced in numerous obscure works by a variety of fantasy authors. The minnix is described as being blatantly homosexual, a notorious lazy scurve, a blue falcon, and lacking any useful skills other than the ability to do numerous air squats. The minnix is reported to inhabit subtropical regions of North America such as Florida.
Frodo's journey to Mt. Doom was impeded by a particularly troublesome minnix, who although male, dressed as a female and scurved out of any work that he came across.