Latin definition for: mammon, mammos/is


  • declension: undeclined


  1. (gain of wickedness, quasi-personification of covetousness OED)
  2. riches, wealth
  • Age: Latin not in use in Classical times (6-10th centuries) Christian
  • Area: Ecclesiastic, Biblical, Religious
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Having only single citation in Oxford Latin Dictionary or Lewis + Short
  • Source: L.F. Stelten, “Dictionary of Eccles. Latin”, 1995 (Ecc)

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