[n] (New Testament) a personification of wealth and avarice as an evil spirit; "ye cannot serve God and Mammon"
[n] wealth regarded as an evil influence
\Mam"mon\, n. [L. mammona, Gr. ? riches, Syr. mam?n[=a]; cf. Heb. matm?n a hiding place, subterranean storehouse, treasury, fr. t[=a]man to hide.] Riches; wealth; the god of riches; riches, personified. Ye can not serve God and Mammon. --Matt. vi. 24.