AskDefine | Define mazuma

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Etymology

From mezumen, from מזומן, passive present participle of זימן.

Pronunciation

/məˈzuːmə/

Noun

  1. Cash, money.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 1181:
      I can post some strong-arm talent outside, but even non-Union like everything else in town, after a while that runs into considerable mazuma—so we should be thinking about longer-term solutions.
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