mammonist

noun
mam·​mon·​ist | \ ˈma-mə-nist How to pronounce mammonist (audio) \

Definition of mammonist

archaic
: one devoted to the ideal or pursuit of wealth

First Known Use of mammonist

1548, in the meaning defined above

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“Mammonist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mammonist. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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