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Meaning of memento mori

me•men•to mo•ri

Pronunciation: (mu-men'tō môr'ī, mōr'ī, môr'ē, mōr'ē for 1 also Lat. me-men'tō mō'rē), [key]
— pl. memento mori
  1. (italics)remember that you must die.
  2. an object, as a skull, serving as a reminder of death or mortality.
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