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Mnemosyne

[nee-mos-uh-nee, -moz-] /niˈmɒs əˌni, -ˈmɒz-/
noun
1.
the ancient Greek goddess of memory, a daughter of Uranus and Gaea and the mother by Zeus of the Muses.
Origin
< Greek mnēmosýnē memory, akin to mnâsthai to remember, mnḗmōn mindful
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Mnemosyne

/niːˈmɒzɪˌniː; -ˈmɒs-/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) the goddess of memory and mother by Zeus of the Muses
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Word Origin and History for Mnemosyne

titaness, mother of the Muses, from Greek mnemosyne, literally "memory, remembrance," from mneme "memory" (see mnemonic).

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Encyclopedia Article for Mnemosyne

in Greek mythology, the goddess of memory. A Titaness, she was the daughter of Uranus (Heaven) and Gaea (Earth), and, according to Hesiod, the mother (by Zeus) of the nine Muses. She gave birth to the Muses after Zeus went to Pieria and stayed with her nine consecutive nights

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