Mnemosyne

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

Definition of Mnemosyne 

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

First Known Use of Mnemosyne

1582, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Mnemosyne

Latin, from Greek Mnēmosynē

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