mappa mundi

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mappa mundi (plural mappae mundi)

  1. A medieval European map of the world.
    • 2012, Caspar Henderson, The Book of Barely Imagined Beings, page 377:
      Even the best maps and projections of our future are likely to prove little more accurate than a medieval mappa mundi.
    Synonym: mappemond