mappemonde

noun
mappe·​monde | \ (ˈ)mapˈmōnd \
plural -s

Definition of mappemonde

: a medieval map of the world

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History and Etymology for mappemonde

Middle English mappemounde map of the world, from Middle French mappemonde, from Medieval Latin mappa mundi, from mappa map + Latin mundi, genitive of mundus world

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“Mappemonde.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mappemonde. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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