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five-spot

[ fahyv-spot ]
/ ˈfaɪvˌspɒt /
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noun
a playing card or the upward face of a die bearing five pips; a domino one half of which bears five pips.
Slang. a five-dollar bill.
a low plant, Nemophila maculata, of the waterleaf family, native to western and central California, having white flowers with a purple spot at the tip of each of its five petals.
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Origin of five-spot

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05
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five-spot

noun
(in the US) a five-dollar bill
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