The definition of a mnemonic is a device that you use to help you remember something.(noun)
An example of a mnemonic is "My Very Excited Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas" to remember that the order of the planets is Mercury, Venus Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto.
Mnemonic is defined as something related to your memory or designed to help you remember.(adjective)
An example of mnemonic is a device used to help remember the order of the planets.
See mnemonic in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Gr mnēmonikos < mnēmōn, mindful < mnasthai, to remember < IE base *men-, to think > mind
See mnemonic in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Greek mnēmonikos
Origin: , from mnēmōn, mnēmon-, mindful; see men-1 in Indo-European roots.
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