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mazuma

[ muh-zoo-muh ]
/ məˈzu mə /
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noun Slang.
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Origin of mazuma

First recorded in 1895–1900; from Yiddish mazume, mezumen, from Mishnaic Hebrew məzūmmānīm “ready money, cash,” from məzūmmān “prepared”
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British Dictionary definitions for mazuma

mazuma
/ (məˈzuːmə) /

noun
slang, mainly US money

Word Origin for mazuma

C20: from Yiddish
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