Origin of mnemonic
Examples from the Web for mnemonic
The arrangement of headings has been sometimes modified to secure a mnemonic aid in numbering and finding books without the Index.
Be it as it may, no one can dispute its merit as a specimen of mnemonic verse.
The mnemonic songs are in nearly every instance incised upon birch bark by means of a sharp-pointed piece of bone or a nail.The Mide'wiwin or "Grand Medicine Society" of the Ojibwa|Walter James Hoffman
And then there are all the risks of mnemonic illusion to be taken into account as well.Illusions|James Sully
Non-ideographic forms of ornament may originate in ideographic features, mnemonic, demonstrative, or symbolic.Origin and Development of Form and Ornament in Ceramic Art.|William Henry Holmes
Word Origin for mnemonic
"aiding the memory," 1753, back-formation from mnemonics, or from Greek mnemonikos "of or pertaining to memory," from mnemon (genitive mnemonos) "remembering, mindful," from memne "memory, a remembrance, record, an epitaph; memory as a mental faculty," from base of mnasthai "remember," from PIE root *men- "to think" (see mind (n.)). The noun meaning "mnemonic device" is from 1858. Related: Mnemonical (1660s).