a creeping, perennial European plant (Lysimachia nummularia) of the primrose family, with yellow flowers and roundish leaves
Origin of moneywortmoney + wort, after the Modern Latin name Nummularia (see nummular): so called from its coin-shaped leaves
A European creeping plant (Lysimachia nummularia) naturalized in eastern North America, having rounded, opposite leaves and single, axillary yellow flowers. Also called creeping Jenny.
Origin of moneywortFrom the round shape of its leaves.