pecuniary gland
n. Whimsical monetary “gland“ said to be a part of the mental anatomy of lawyers, doctors, and other professionals who bill for their time.

Example Citations:
While Unus Illis Deus Nummus Est — “they worship only one god there, cash“ — really isn’t the city’s motto (football and fashion are other idols), the private money raised is astonishing: 133 gifts of $1 million or higher, $18 million voted in a 2003 bond election, $42 million by the Winspear family for the opera house, $20 million by the Wyly clan for the theatre more than 90% of the total cost from private sources. Recession or no, the pecuniary gland in Big D is big and healthy.
—Richard West, “The Artful Traveler: Dallas Arts District,” Everett Potter’s Travel Report, November 11, 2009

You would require a functioning pecuniary gland.
—Lardbeast, “Medical Requirements for Pilots,” Avcom, October 4, 2006

Earliest Citation:
“Lawyers who are not familiar with mediation feel threatened in something we refer to as their pecuniary gland,” said Norman Ross, a dispute-resolution consultant who has mediated over 1,000 cases.
—Kirk Makin, “Ontario looks at mandatory mediation in civil suits,” The Globe and Mail, January 7, 1998

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