memoria technica

noun me·mo·ria tech·ni·ca \mə̇¦mōrēəˈteknə̇kə\

Definition of memoria technica

  1. :  an artificial aid to the memory :  a mnemonic aid evidence the survival of this primitive memoria technica — Edward Clodd

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Origin and Etymology of memoria technica

New Latin, literally, artificial memory

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