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Mnemosyne

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noun Mne·mos·y·ne \ni-ˈmä-sə-nē, -zə-\

Definition of Mnemosyne

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



Origin of mnemosyne

Latin, from Greek Mnēmosynē


First Known Use: 1582


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