baldmoney

noun
\ " \
plural baldmoneys

Definition of baldmoney 

1 : any of several gentians (especially Gentiana amarella)

2 : spicknel

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of baldmoney

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for baldmoney

by folk etymology from Middle English baldemoine, baldemonie

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about baldmoney

Dictionary Entries near baldmoney

baldie

balding

bald locust

baldmoney

baldpate

baldrib

baldric

Statistics for baldmoney

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for baldmoney

The first known use of baldmoney was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Comments on baldmoney

What made you want to look up baldmoney? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to deposit or conceal in a hiding place

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!