mem

[ mem ]
/ mɛm /

noun

the thirteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
the consonant sound represented by this letter.

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Origin of mem

1895–1900; < Hebrew mēm, akin to mayim water

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mem
/ (mɛm) /

noun

the 13th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (מ or, at the end of a word, ם), transliterated as m

Word Origin for mem

Hebrew, literally: water

British Dictionary definitions for mem (2 of 2)

in mem.

abbreviation for

in memoriam
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