Definition of moneywort in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmənēˌwərt/ Pronunciation: /ˈmənēˌwôrt/


A trailing evergreen plant with round glossy leaves and yellow flowers, growing in damp places and by water. Native to Europe, it is also common throughout the northeastern and north central US. Also called creeping Charlie, creeping Jenny.
  • Lysimachia nummularia, family Primulaceae.
Example sentences
  • Play up the bold form and elaborate texture by surrounding it with comparatively plain and simple plants such as ‘Margarita’ golden moneywort, or ‘Elijah Blue’ rescue.

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Syllabification: mon·ey·wort

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