Mo·​mus ˈmō-məs How to pronounce Momus (audio)
: the Greek god of censure and mockery

Word History


Latin, from Greek Mōmos

First Known Use

1561, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Momus was in 1561

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Cite this Entry

“Momus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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