money plant

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n money plant southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver-white seedpods that are used for indoor decoration
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Usage

In literature:

We could afford to bring more water for more people, and set up more distilling plants if we had the money from the nickel.
"All Day September" by Roger Kuykendall
I reckon, now, you paid a good deal of money for that plant.
"Amateur Gardencraft" by Eben E. Rexford
This, this is the plant for my money; and then it is so easy to be carried!
"The Crown of Success" by Charlotte Maria Tucker
He has three hundred acres ready to plant and wants to borrow money to raise the crop.
"The Desert Fiddler" by William H. Hamby
If you haven't the money to tie up in them right now, I'll back you and take a mortgage on your plant.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
The money we planted in the bank of Brooklyn and Queens certainly brought results.
"The Crevice" by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
The summer had been spent in clearing land and planting crops, and my money was very low.
"Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail" by Ezra Meeker
Once plant a Parliament in Dublin, and there will be a general exodus of the moneyed classes.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
We had the power to do it, we had the money and the plants.
"Bear Trap" by Alan Edward Nourse
Pay me half the money down and I'll bring the plants to-morrow.
"The Woodlands Orchids" by Frederick Boyle
It was planted even along the streets of Jamestown and became the money of the province.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
I "planted" the money in a secure place and went to bed, and when my misguided friend awoke there was more anguish in the camp.
"The Story of a Strange Career" by Anonymous
Making plants by this means is a pleasant substitute for making money, to those who have none of the latter to begin with.
"Mirror of the Months" by Peter George Patmore
Charley Leland comes along with his money, and they plant her right on to him.
"By Right of Purchase" by Harold Bindloss
The Court was short-handed; and Agatha had deemed it unfitting to waste time and money over the planting of unnecessary flowers.
"Imprudence" by F.E. Mills Young
All the money I earned by my writings I spent on my ferns and plants.
"Notable Women Authors of the Day" by Helen C. Black
It is rank folly then to spend the money needed to make a mine upon a plant to handle the product.
"The Business of Mining" by Arthur J. Hoskin
To think that I have spent all this money, and come all this way, to plant myself five doors from Mr.
"The Crime and the Criminal" by Richard Marsh
I have a nice little plant that's making money, and the moonshiners have gone to prison.
"Fighting Byng" by A. Stone
I have a hunch whoever planted this money here won't forget about it!
"Dan Carter and the Money Box" by Mildred A. Wirt
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In news:

Turk Power Plant Settlement Money Distributed For Sustainable Energy Policy.
The yard is being redesigned to show how native and drought-tolerant plants can save money and time as well as create an attractive yard.
Pete Townshend of The Who and Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin fame are two of the eleven artists who have signed a letter to the British Government asking them to crack down on Internet piracy , but money isn't mentioned.
Now is a great time to save money on outdoor plants .
Farmers who lost $2.6 million when the Anderson Seed plant in Redfield closed earlier this year are a step closer to getting back a small sum of money.
Get your money's worth from your new tree by planting it right.
Cosmos, a self-seeding annual, practically plants itself year after year, saving you money on new flowers.
Pete Townshend of The Who and Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin fame are two of the eleven artists who have signed a letter to the British Government asking them to crack down on Internet piracy, but money isn't mentioned.
Portland Mayor Sam Adams is proposing using money from sewer and garbage to pay for a $55 million plant to turn food waste into electricity.
Martha shows you how to save seeds, a perfect Christmas present for gardeners and a great way to save money on plants.
Planting a tree is an investment—in time, money, and the future appeal of your landscape.
Alcoa announced over the weekend that it will shut down a part of its Massena plant for a week to help save money.
When properly stored , many seeds can last for years, saving you money when you plan and plant this year's garden.
Not all of that extra reduction was due to the trading option, but it's clear that the flexibility of the permits—and the chance to make money by selling them—motivated plants to cut emissions as much as possible, as cheaply as possible.
Starting a vegetable garden at home is an easy way to save money -- that $2 tomato plant can easily provide you with 10 pounds of fruit over the course of a season.
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