Moonwort definition

mo͝onwʉrt
Any of a genus (Botrychium, family Ophioglossaceae) of ferns bearing a leafy part that is divided into sterile and fertile segments.
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A small fern, Botrychium lunaria (lesser moonwort); later, any member of the genus. [from 15th c.]
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(now US, UK regional) Honesty, Lunaria annua (greater moonwort). [from 16th c.]
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Noun

Singular:
moonwort
Plural:
moonworts

Origin of moonwort