[nee-mos-uh-nee, -moz-]

Origin of Mnemosyne

< Greek mnēmosýnē memory, akin to mnâsthai to remember, mnḗmōn mindful Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  1. Greek myth the goddess of memory and mother by Zeus of the Muses
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Word Origin and History for mnemosyne


titaness, mother of the Muses, from Greek mnemosyne, literally "memory, remembrance," from mneme "memory" (see mnemonic).

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