moonseed

noun
moon·​seed | \ ˈmün-ˌsēd How to pronounce moonseed (audio) \

Definition of moonseed

: a twining plant (Menispermum canadense of the family Menispermaceae, the moonseed family) of eastern North America that has crescent-shaped seeds and black fruits

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1739, in the meaning defined above

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