cosmonaut

noun cos·mo·naut \ ˈkäz-mə-ˌnȯt , -ˌnät \
Updated on: 11 Dec 2017

Definition of cosmonaut

: an astronaut of the Soviet or Russian space program

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Origin and Etymology of cosmonaut

Russian kosmonavt, from Greek kosmos + Russian -navt (as in aeronavt aeronaut)


COSMONAUT Defined for English Language Learners

cosmonaut

noun

Definition of cosmonaut for English Language Learners

  • : an astronaut in the space program of Russia or the former Soviet Union


COSMONAUT Defined for Kids

cosmonaut

noun cos·mo·naut \ ˈkäz-mə-ˌnȯt \

Definition of cosmonaut for Students

: an astronaut in the space program of Russia or the former Soviet Union


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