noun, often capitalized mam·mon \ˈma-mən\

Definition of mammon

  1. :  material wealth or possessions especially as having a debasing influence <you cannot serve God and mammon — Matthew 6:24 (RSV)>


play \-mə-ˌni-zəm\ noun

Origin and Etymology of mammon

Middle English, from Late Latin mammona, from Greek mamōna, from Aramaic māmōnā riches

First Known Use: 15th century

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