noun, often capitalized \ˈma-mən\

Definition of MAMMON

:  material wealth or possessions especially as having a debasing influence <you cannot serve God and mammon — Matthew 6:24(Revised Standard Version)>
mam·mon·ism \-mə-ˌni-zəm\ noun

Origin of MAMMON

Middle English, from Late Latin mammona, from Greek mamōna, from Aramaic māmōnā riches
First Known Use: 15th century

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