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