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Noun: cosmos  'kóz,mows or kóz-mus or 'kóz,mós [N. Amer], 'kóz,mós [Brit]
  1. Everything that exists anywhere
    "they study the evolution of the cosmos";
    - universe, existence, creation, world, macrocosm
     
  2. Any of various mostly Mexican herbs of the genus Cosmos having radiate heads of variously coloured flowers and pinnate leaves; popular fall-blooming annuals
    - cosmea

Derived forms: cosmoses

Type of: flower, natural object

Part of: genus Cosmos

Encyclopedia: Cosmos, Minnesota