Definition of mnemonic noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmɒnɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːnɪk//
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a word, sentence, poem, etc. that helps you to remember something ‘MACRO’ is a mnemonic for the five main techniques: Memory, Aims, Concentration, Review and Organization. Word Originmid 18th cent. (as an adjective): via medieval Latin from Greek mnēmonikos, from mnēmōn ‘mindful’.

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