Meaning of memento

me•men•to

Pronunciation: (mu-men'tō), [key]
— pl. -tos, -toes.
  1. an object or item that serves to remind one of a person, past event, etc.; keepsake; souvenir.
  2. anything serving as a reminder or warning.
  3. (cap., italics)either of two prayers in the canon of the Mass, one for persons living and the other for persons dead.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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