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a passion or craving for wealth, obsession with money; delusion that one is wealthy
Word Origin

Greek ploutos ‘wealth’

1650s, “mad pursuit of wealth,” from Greek ploutos “wealth” (see Pluto) + mania. As “imaginary possession of wealth” from 1894. Related: Plutomaniac.


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