from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A reminder of the past; a keepsake.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A keepsake; an object kept as a reminder of a place or event.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A hint, suggestion, token, or memorial, to awaken memory; that which reminds or recalls to memory; a souvenir.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hint, suggestion, notice, or memorial to awaken memory; that which reminds; a reminder of what is past or of what is to come; specifically, a souvenir.
- n. Synonyms Souvenir, etc. (see memorial), remembrancer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a reminder of past events
Middle English, commemoration of the living or the dead in the Canon of the Mass, from Latin mementō, imperative of meminisse, to remember; see men-1 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the Latin mementō ("remember!"), imperative form of meminī ("I remember"). (Wiktionary)