Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

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, Rio de Janeiro