Mnemonic Mne*mon"ic (n[-e]*m[o^]n"[i^]k), Mnemonical Mne*mon"ic*al (n[-e]*m[o^]n"[i^]*kal), a. [Gr. mnhmoniko`s, fr. mnh`mwn mindful, remembering, mnh`mh memory, mna^sqai to think on, remember; akin to E. mind.] Assisting in memory; helping to remember; as, a mnemonic device. [1913 Webster]

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