Lucre meaning

lo͝okər
Gain in money or goods; profit; riches. (often in a negative sense)
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Money or profits.
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Riches; money.
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Origin of lucre

  • Middle English from Latin lucrum lau- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English, from Latin lucrum (“profit").

    From Wiktionary