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Moneywort \Mon"ey*wort`\, n. (Bot.) A trailing plant ( Lysimachia Nummularia), with rounded opposite leaves and solitary yellow flowers in their axils.


n. A European vine, (taxlink Lysimachia nummularia species noshow=1), having yellow flowers; creeping Jenny, creeping Charlie.


n. a loosestrife vine [syn: creeping Jenny, creeping Charlie, Lysimachia nummularia]


Moneywort is a common name for several plants and may refer to:

  • Alysicarpus
  • Bacopa monnieri
  • Lysimachia nummularia
  • Sibthorpia europaea

Usage examples of "moneywort".

The Moneywort is far more often known by the familiar names of Creeping Jenny, Wandering Jenny, Running Jenny, Creeping Joan and Wandering Sailor - all names alluding to its rapid trailing over the ground.

Besides the Cowslip and the Primrose, this family includes the little Scarlet Pimpernel (Anagallis), as truly a herald of warm summer weather as the Primrose is of spring, the Yellow Loosestrife and the Moneywort (Lysimachia vulgaris and Nummularia), the handsome Water Violet (Hottonia) and the nodding Cyclamen or Sowbread, all of which have medicinal value to a greater or lesser degree.