Mammon Definition

Riches, avarice, and worldly gain personified as a false god in the New Testament.
American Heritage
Riches regarded as an object of worship and greedy pursuit; wealth or material gain as an evil, more or less deified.
Webster's New World

Origin of Mammon

  • Middle English from Late Latin mammon from Greek mamōnās from Aramaic māmonā riches probably from Mishnaic Hebrew māmôn ℵmn in Semitic roots

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

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