moneywort

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n moneywort a loosestrife vine
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Moneywort (Bot) A trailing plant (Lysimachia Nummularia), with rounded opposite leaves and solitary yellow flowers in their axils.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n moneywort The creeping herb Lysimachia Nummularia: so called from its round leaves. See Lysimachia, creepingjenny, and herb-twopence. The name is given also to several other plants, as Thymus chamædrys, Anagallis tenella, etc.
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Usage

In literature:

Thyme is of ancient use, but rather unmanageable; one garden owner has set his edgings of Moneywort, otherwise Creeping-jenny.
"Old-Time Gardens" by Alice Morse Earle
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