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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lu·cre /ˈlukɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lu·cre n.  Gain in money or goods; profit; riches; -- often in an ill sense.
    The lust of lucre and the dread of death.   --Pope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: informal terms for money [syn: boodle, bread, cabbage,
            clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce,
           lolly, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels,
            simoleons, sugar, wampum]
      2: the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of
         time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
         [syn: net income, net, net profit, profit, profits,

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    from the Lat. lucrum, "gain." 1 Tim. 3:3, "not given to filthy
    lucre." Some MSS. have not the word so rendered, and the
    expression has been omitted in the Revised Version.