loxocosm

noun lox·o·cosm \ˈläksəˌkäzəm\

Definition of loxocosm

  1. :  a device to show how the inclination of the earth's axis causes the day's length to vary from season to season

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Origin and Etymology of loxocosm

International Scientific Vocabulary lox- + -cosm


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