microcosmos

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

micro- +‎ cosmos

Noun[edit]

microcosmos (plural microcosmoi or microcosmoses)

  1. A small or microscopic cosmos; a microcosm.
    • 1916, Classical Philology (University of Chicago Press), volume 11, page 222:
      So the double men of Aristophanes are microcosmoi (p. 566); as the world is divided, so are they.

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

microcosmōs

  1. accusative plural of microcosmus