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mne·mon·ic  audio  (n-mnk) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
Relating to, assisting, or intended to assist the memory.
NOUN:
A device, such as a formula or rhyme, used as an aid in remembering.

ETYMOLOGY:
Greek mnmonikos, from mnmn, mnmon-, mindful; see men-1 in Indo-European roots

OTHER FORMS:
mne·moni·cal·ly(Adverb)


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