One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The capacity which a substance or organism possesses for retaining after-effects of experience or stimulation undergone by itself or its progenitors.
Early 20th century. From German Mneme from ancient Greek μνήμη, (Doric) μνάμα memory from the base of μνᾶσθαι to remember + -μα. Compare French mnème.
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