Mne·​mos·​y·​ne ni-ˈmä-sə-nē How to pronounce Mnemosyne (audio)
: the Greek goddess of memory and mother of the Muses by Zeus

Word History


Latin, from Greek Mnēmosynē

First Known Use

1582, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Mnemosyne was in 1582

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“Mnemosyne.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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