cosmography

noun
cos·​mog·​ra·​phy | \käz-ˈmä-grə-fē \
plural cosmographies

Definition of cosmography 

1 : a general description of the world or of the universe

2 : the science that deals with the constitution of the whole order of nature

Other Words from cosmography

cosmographer \käz-​ˈmä-​grə-​fər \ noun
cosmographic \ˌkäz-​mə-​ˈgra-​fik \ or cosmographical \ˌkäz-​mə-​ˈgra-​fi-​kəl \ adjective

First Known Use of cosmography

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cosmography

Middle English cosmographie, from Late Latin cosmographia, from Greek kosmographia, from kosmos + -graphia -graphy

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