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Meaning of MICROCOSM

Pronunciation:  'mIkru`kâzum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a miniature model of something
 

MICROCOSM is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: example, model

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mi"cro*cosm\, n. [F. microcosme, L. microcosmus, fr.
Gr. mikro`s small + ko`smos the world.]
A little world; a miniature universe. Hence (so called by
Paracelsus), a man, as a supposed epitome of the exterior
universe or great world. Opposed to {macrocosm}. --Shak.

 

 

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