moneywort

noun

mon·​ey·​wort ˈmə-nē-ˌwərt How to pronounce moneywort (audio)
-ˌwȯrt
: a trailing perennial herb (Lysimachia nummularia) of the primrose family with rounded opposite leaves and solitary yellow flowers in their axils

Word History

First Known Use

1578, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of moneywort was in 1578

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“Moneywort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moneywort. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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