money plant

noun

Definition of money plant

: honesty sense 2 especially : a biennial herb (Lunaria annua) grown especially for its seed pods that are silvery white when dried

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Spider plants, money plants, African violets, and bamboo are all safe to keep near Fido, just to name a few. Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "These Are The Most Pet-Friendly Plants For Your Home," 6 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of money plant

1866, in the meaning defined above

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