moneywort

noun
mon·​ey·​wort | \ ˈmə-nē-ˌwərt How to pronounce moneywort (audio) , -ˌwȯrt \

Definition of moneywort

: a trailing perennial herb (Lysimachia nummularia) of the primrose family with rounded opposite leaves and solitary yellow flowers in their axils

First Known Use of moneywort

1578, in the meaning defined above

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“Moneywort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moneywort. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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