[oftenM-] riches regarded as an object of worship and greedy pursuit; wealth or material gain as an evil, more or less deified
Origin of mammonMiddle English mammon(as) from Ecclesiastical Late Latin from Ecclesiastical Greek mamm?nas (see Matthew 6:24) from Aramaic m?m?n?, riches, probably from m?'mon, that which is made secure or deposited from 'am?n, to trust
- Bible Riches, avarice, and worldly gain personified as a false god in the New Testament.
- often mammon Material wealth regarded as having an evil influence.
Origin of MammonMiddle English from Late Latin mammon from Greek mamōnās from Aramaic māmonā riches probably from Mishnaic Hebrew māmôn ℵmn
- Alternative capitalization of Mammon (wealth, material avarice).