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microcosmos

noun mi·cro·cos·mos \ˈmī-krə-ˌkäz-məs, -ˌmōs, -ˌmäs\

Definition of MICROCOSMOS

1
:  microcosm
2
:  the microscopic or submicroscopic world

Origin of MICROCOSMOS

Middle English mycrocossmos, from Medieval Latin microcosmus
First Known Use: 13th century

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