Origin of momentoaltered by folk etymology by associated, association with moment
- An example of momento is a shell from a beach visited during a honeymoon.
- An example of momento is a baby's foot print.
The definition of a momento, often spelled memento, is anything that reminds someone of something.
- Common misspelling of memento.
The alternate spelling momento is so common, some references now no longer consider it a misspelling.