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memoro, mĕmŏro, āvi, ātum (archaic inf. pass. memorarier, Plaut. Most. 1, 3, 99), 1, v. a. memor, to bring to remembrance, remind of, to mention, recount, relate, speak about or of, say, tell (class.). With acc.: memorare mores mulierum, Plaut. Aul. 3, 5, 50: nomen memora tuom mihi, id. Trin. 4, 2, 41: deos absentis testis memoras, callest on, id. Merc. 3, 4, 42: superbiam, Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 47, § 122: causas alicui, Verg. A. 1, 8: antequam arma inciperent, misere legatos amicitiam obsequiumque memoraturos, Tac. A. 4, 46; 2, 58: patriam rhombi, Juv. 4, 129.—Pass.: quid illa pote pejus muliere memorarier, Plaut. Most. 1, 3, 99: ubi ea, quae dico, gesta esse memorantur, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 48, § 107: cujus conditor Hercules memorabatur, was said to have been, was remembered as, Sall. J. 89, 4: memorari exempla, Tac. A. 11, 23.

With de: de naturā nimis obscure memoravit, Cic. Fin. 2, 5, 15.

With acc. and inf.: quem infestum ac odiosum sibi esse, memorabat, Plaut. Truc. 1, 1, 65: Herculem in eo loco boves abegisse memorant, Liv. 1, 7, 4: Mithridates, quem imperitasse Armeniis memoravi, Tac. A. 11, 8 init.: Palamedem memorant sedecim litterarum formas repperisse, id. ib. 11, 14.

With a rel.-clause: musa, velim memores, quo patre natus uterque Contulerit lites, Hor. S. 1, 5, 53. —( ε ) With sic: sic memorat, Verg. A. 1, 631.

Esp., to speak, utter, make use of in speech: scio ego multos memoravisse milites mendacium, Plaut. Truc. 2, 6, 3: vocabula memorata Catonibus, Hor. Ep. 2, 2, 117.

Memorare significat nunc dicere, nunc memoriae mandare, Paul. ex Fest. p. 124 Müll.—Hence, mĕmŏrātus, a, um, P. a., memorable, renowned, celebrated (poet. and in post-class. prose): ubi nunc nobis deus ille magister nequiquam memoratus Eryx? Verg. A. 5, 391: locus Italiae ... fama multis memoratus in oris, id. ib. 7, 564; Anthol. Lat. 1, 170, 102; 1, 172, 4: sepulcrum memoratissimum, Gell. 10, 18, 4.

Esp., before mentioned: dux, Amm. 15, 5, 4 al.

mĕmŏrandus, a, um, P. a., worthy of remembrance, memorable, celebrated (poet. and post-class.): juvenis memorande, Verg. A. 10, 793.—Of inanim. and abstr. things: pugnae memorandae meae, Plaut. Ep. 3, 3, 52: locus, Flor. 2, 8, 11: res, Juv. 2, 102: exitus, Flor. 4, 2, 33.