moola

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Suggested origins, none of which are accepted by mainstream lexicographers,[1] include:

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Noun[edit]

moola ‎(uncountable)

  1. (informal) Money, cash.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd Ed.
  2. ^ Henry Hitchings, The Secret Life of Words: How English Became English (ISBN 0374254109), page 323
  3. ^ Daniel Cassidy, The Secret Language of the Crossroads: How the Irish Invented Slang
  4. ^ Attributed to Mario Pei by William Safire, 6/8/2003 "On Language" column in the New York Times.