memoir

memoir
memoir (n.) early 15c., "written record," from Anglo-Fr. memorie "note, memorandum, something written to be kept in mind" (early 15c., O.Fr. memoire), from L. memoria (see MEMORY (Cf. memory)). Meaning "person's written account of his life" is from 1670s.

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