Origin of mnemonic
Greek mnēmonikos, from mnēmōn mindful, from mimnēskesthai to remember — more at mind
First Known Use: 1672
Rhymes with mnemonic
Aaronic, atonic, benthonic, bionic, boronic, Brittonic, Brythonic, bubonic, Byronic, canonic, carbonic, colonic, cyclonic, daimonic, demonic, draconic, dystonic, euphonic, hadronic, harmonic, hedonic, hydronic, iconic, ionic, Ionic, laconic, Masonic, moronic, neutronic, photonic, phytonic, planktonic, platonic, plutonic, pneumonic, pythonic, sardonic, sermonic, Slavonic, subsonic, symphonic, synchronic, tectonic, Teutonic, transonic
Simple Definition of mnemonic
: something (such as a word, a sentence, or a song) that helps people remember something (such as a rule or a list of names)
Full Definition of mnemonic
: a mnemonic device or code
Examples of mnemonic
HOMES is used as a mnemonic for the names of the Great Lakes: Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior.
First Known Use of mnemonic
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