Mnemosyne

[ nee-mos-uh-nee, -moz- ]
/ niˈmɒs əˌni, -ˈmɒz- /

noun

the ancient Greek goddess of memory, a daughter of Uranus and Gaea and the mother by Zeus of the Muses.

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Origin of Mnemosyne

< Greek mnēmosýnē memory, akin to mnâsthai to remember, mnḗmōn mindful
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British Dictionary definitions for mnemosyne

Mnemosyne
/ (niːˈmɒzɪˌniː, -ˈmɒs-) /

noun

Greek myth the goddess of memory and mother by Zeus of the Muses
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