Mnemosyne

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

noun
  1. Classical Mythology the ancient Greek goddess of memory, a daughter of Uranus and Gaia and the mother by Zeus of the Muses.

Origin of Mnemosyne

1
First recorded in 1700–05; from Greek mnēmosýnē “memory, remembrance,” akin to mnâsthai “to remember,” mnḗmōn “mindful”; see mnemonic

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Mnemosyne

/ (niːˈmɒzɪˌniː, -ˈmɒs-) /


noun
  1. Greek myth the goddess of memory and mother by Zeus of the Muses

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