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mneme

[ nee-mee ]
/ ˈni mi /
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noun

Psychology. the retentive basis or basic principle in a mind or organism accounting for memory.
(initial capital letter)Classical Mythology. the Muse of memory, one of the original three Muses.

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Origin of mneme

1910–15; <Greek mnḗmē memory; see mnemonic

OTHER WORDS FROM mneme

mne·mic [nee-mik], /ˈni mɪk/, adjective
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