money plant


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

Examples of money plant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Amanda proudly posed with her favorite: a Chinese money plant. Damona Hoffman, Washington Post, "Date Lab: She suspected they had been on a date before," 8 Oct. 2020 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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17 Oct 2020

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“Money plant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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