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moonwort

[moon-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈmunˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/
noun
1.
any fern of the genus Botrychium, especially B. lunaria, a rare fern having fronds with crescent-shaped leaflets.
2.
honesty (def 4).
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; moon + wort2
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British Dictionary definitions for moon-wort

moonwort

/ˈmuːnˌwɜːt/
noun
1.
Also called (US) grape fern. any of various ferns of the genus Botrychium, esp B. lunaria, which has crescent-shaped leaflets
2.
another name for honesty (sense 4)
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