Moneywort definition

mŭnē-wûrt, -wôrt
A European creeping plant (Lysimachia nummularia) naturalized in eastern North America, having rounded, opposite leaves and single, axillary yellow flowers.
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A creeping, perennial European plant (Lysimachia nummularia) of the primrose family, with yellow flowers and roundish leaves.
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A European vine, Lysimachia nummularia, having yellow flowers; creeping Jenny, creeping Charlie.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
moneywort
Plural:
moneyworts

Origin of moneywort

  • From the round shape of its leaves

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From money +"Ž wort.

    From Wiktionary