cosmos

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From Ancient Greek κόσμος (kosmos, world, universe).

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Wikispecies cosmos (countable and uncountable, plural cosmoses or cosmoi)

  1. The universe.
    • 2013 August 24, “A problem of cosmic proportions”, The Economist, volume 408, number 8850: 
      In Dr Wetterich’s picture of the cosmos the redshift others attribute to expansion is, rather, the result of the universe putting on weight. If atoms weighed less in the past, he reasons, the light they emitted then would, in keeping with the laws of quantum mechanics, have been less energetic than the light they emit now.
  2. An ordered, harmonious whole.
  3. Any of various mostly Mexican herbs of the genus Cosmos having radiate heads of variously coloured flowers and pinnate leaves.
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Abbreviation of cosmopolitan

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cosmos

  1. plural form of cosmo

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cosmos m (plural cosmos)

  1. Alternative form of cosmo.
  2. cosmos (herb of the genus Cosmos)

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κόσμος (kosmos) "world, universe".

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cosmos m (plural cosmos)

  1. universe
  2. space (area beyond the atmosphere of planets)
  3. cosmos (herbs of the genus Cosmos)

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