Meaning of ad crumenam in English:

ad crumenam

Pronunciation /ˌad krʊˈmiːnəm/


  • With respect to or by means of monetary considerations; with (excessive) attention to financial interest. Also as adjective: relating to money, financial.


Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Laurence Sterne (1713–1768), writer and Church of England clergyman. From post-classical Latin ad crumenam to the purse from classical Latin ad to + crumēnam, accusative of crumēna purse.