variants: or cosmo-

Definition of cosm- 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: world : universe cosmorama cosmogenesis

plural -s

Definition of -cosm (Entry 2 of 2)

: world microcosm loxocosm

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History and Etymology for cosm-

Combining form

Middle English (in cosmographie cosmography), from Latin cosm-, Late Latin cosmo-, from Greek kosm-, kosmo-, from kosmos

Noun combining form

Middle English -cosme, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin -cosmus, from Greek kosmos

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