silver dollar plant


variants or less commonly silver dollar
plural silver dollar plants also silver dollars
: money plant sense 1
This year we decided to leave the usual Christmas ornaments in the box and decorate the house solely with cuttings from our winter woods. We spent a lovely morning gathering pine and cedar boughs … and even found some silver dollar plant seed discs to add a silvery shimmer to our nature collection.Catherine Cardinal
The flowering plant yields purple blossoms, although the silver dollar is best-known for its large, flat seed pods, which are often dried and sold commercially.Nancy O'Donnell

Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of silver dollar plant was in 1924

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“Silver dollar plant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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