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Meaning of COSMOS

Pronunciation:  'kâzmus

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the whole collection of existing things
  2. [n]  everything that exists anywhere; "they study the evolution of the universe"; "the biggest tree in existence"
  3. [n]  any of various mostly Mexican herbs of the genus Cosmos having radiate heads of variously colored flowers and pinnate leaves; popular fall-blooming annuals

COSMOS is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: creation, existence, macrocosm, universe, universe, world
 See Also: accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, celestial body, collection, estraterrestrial body, extragalactic nebula, extraterrestrial object, flower, galaxy, genus Cosmos, heavenly body, natural object, natural order, nature



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cos"mos\ (k[o^]z"m[o^]s), n. [NL., fr. Gr. ko`smos
    order, harmony, the world (from its perfect order and
    arrangement); akin to Skr. [,c]ad to distinguish one's self.]
    1. The universe or universality of created things; -- so
       called from the order and harmony displayed in it.
    2. The theory or description of the universe, as a system
       displaying order and harmony. --Humboldt.
  2. \Cos"mos\, n. (Bot.)
    A genus of composite plants closely related to {Bidens},
    usually with very showy flowers, some with yellow, others
    with red, scarlet, purple, white, or lilac rays. They are
    natives of the warmer parts of America, and many species are
    cultivated. {Cosmos bipinnatus} and {C. diversifolius} are
    among the best-known species; {C. caudatus}, of the West
    Indies, is widely naturalized.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: all, all being, all creation, allness, Copernican universe, created nature, created universe, creation, Einsteinian universe, everything that is, expanding universe, macrocosm, macrocosmos, megacosm, metagalaxy, nature, Newtonian universe, omneity, plenum, Ptolemaic universe, pulsating universe, sidereal universe, steady-state universe, sum of things, system, totality, totality of being, universe, whole wide world, wide world, world, world without end