Definition of Creeping Jenny

1. Noun. A loosestrife vine.

Exact synonyms: Creeping Charlie, Lysimachia Nummularia, Moneywort
Generic synonyms: Loosestrife



Definition of Creeping Jenny

1. Noun. A yellow-flowered crawling plant (''Lysimachia nummularia'', Myrsinaceae) native to Europe, widely planted, also known as moneyworth. ¹

2. Noun. Another name for field bindweed (''Convolvulus arvensis'', Convolvulaceae). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Creeping Jenny

creephole
creepholes
creepie
creepier
creepies
creepiest
creepified
creepifies
creepify
creepifying
creepily
creepiness
creepinesses
creeping
creeping Charlie
creeping Jenny (current term)
creeping St John's wort
creeping bellflower
creeping bent
creeping bugle
creeping crowfoot
creeping elegance
creeping eruption
creeping fern
creeping juniper
creeping lily
creeping myiasis

Literary usage of Creeping Jenny

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Verse-tales, Lyrics, and Translations by Emily Henrietta Hickey (1889)
"creeping Jenny. WO little Jennies we are; you and I, Jenny my dear; I wish I could see you better! I wish you were nearer me here! ..."

2. Alpine Flowers for English Gardens by William Robinson (1870)
"creeping Jenny. WERE I deterred from including plants here by reason of their commonness, this would not be mentioned, but as the Daisy has a place, ..."

3. The Racing Calendar by National Hunt Committee, London (1885)
"creeping Jenny came in first, bnt was disqualified for having gone the wrong course, and the race awarded to Esmeralda., who came in second; ..."

4. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"L. Nummularia (creeping Jenny; Moneywort). — Although a native of England —but not Scotland or Ireland— being found in moist shaded places, ..."

5. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1808)
"... yst O'lb 2 Six to 4 on creeping Jenny. Sweepstakes of 10gs each, for all ages.—Four Miles—Ten Subscribers. His RH the Prince of Wales's bh Orville, ..."

6. Verse-tales, Lyrics, and Translations by Emily Henrietta Hickey (1889)
"creeping Jenny. WO little Jennies we are; you and I, Jenny my dear; I wish I could see you better! I wish you were nearer me here! ..."

7. Alpine Flowers for English Gardens by William Robinson (1870)
"creeping Jenny. WERE I deterred from including plants here by reason of their commonness, this would not be mentioned, but as the Daisy has a place, ..."

8. The Racing Calendar by National Hunt Committee, London (1885)
"creeping Jenny came in first, bnt was disqualified for having gone the wrong course, and the race awarded to Esmeralda., who came in second; ..."

9. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"L. Nummularia (creeping Jenny; Moneywort). — Although a native of England —but not Scotland or Ireland— being found in moist shaded places, ..."

10. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1808)
"... yst O'lb 2 Six to 4 on creeping Jenny. Sweepstakes of 10gs each, for all ages.—Four Miles—Ten Subscribers. His RH the Prince of Wales's bh Orville, ..."

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