Definition of mneme in US English:

mneme

noun

Physiology Psychology
  • The capacity which a substance or organism possesses for retaining after-effects of experience or stimulation undergone by itself or its progenitors.

Origin

Early 20th century. From German Mneme from ancient Greek μνήμη, (Doric) μνάμα memory from the base of μνᾶσθαι to remember + -μα. Compare French mnème.

Pronunciation

mneme

/ˈniːmi/