From Proto-Indo-European *mer-mer-, a reduplicated form of Proto-Indo-European *(s)mer- (“to fall into thinking, remember, care for”). Cognate with Ancient Greek μέρμερος (mérmeros, “causing worry, mischievous, baneful, fastidious”), Sanskrit (smárati, “to remember, recollect”), Old English mimor, ġemimor (“existing in memory, mindful”), Old English mimorian, mymerian (“to keep in mind, remember”). More at mimmer.
memor m, f, n, (genitive memoris); third declension
- mindful, remembering
- that has a good memory
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