from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun In the Bible, a golden image of a calf fashioned by Aaron and worshiped by the Israelites while Moses was on Mount Sinai.
- noun Money as an object of worship; mammon.
- noun The subject of intense veneration.
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- noun A
golden imageof a calf, made by Aaron and worshipped by the Israelites.
- noun by extension
Moneyas an end in itself; mammon.
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- noun (Old Testament) an idol made by Aaron for the Israelites to worship; destroyed by Moses; it is now used to refer to anything worshipped undeservedly
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