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memento mori

noun me·men·to mo·ri \mə-ˈmen-tō-ˈmr-ē\
plural memento mori

Definition of MEMENTO MORI

:  a reminder of mortality; especially :  death's-head

Origin of MEMENTO MORI

Latin, remember that you must die
First Known Use: 1598

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