[koz-mop-uh-lahyt] /kɒzˈmɒp əˌlaɪt/
a person who is in his or her ideas, life, etc.; citizen of the world.
an animal or plant of worldwide distribution.
a less common word for cosmopolitan (sense 1)
an animal or plant that occurs in most parts of the world
late 16c., “man of the world; citizen of the world,” from Greek kosmopolites “citizen of the world,” from kosmos “world” (see cosmos) + polites “citizen” (see politic). In common use 17c. in a neutral sense; it faded out in 18c. but was revived from c.1800 with a tinge of reproachfulness (opposed to patriot).
[koz-muh s, -mohs] /ˈkɒz məs, -moʊs/ noun, plural cosmos, cosmoses for 2, 4. 1. the world or universe regarded as an orderly, harmonious system. 2. a complete, orderly, harmonious system. 3. order; harmony. 4. any composite plant of the genus Cosmos, of tropical America, some species of which, as C. bipannatus and C. sulphureus, are […]
[kos-muh-tron] /ˈkɒs məˌtrɒn/ noun, Physics. 1. a proton accelerator. /ˈkɒzməˌtrɒn/ noun 1. a large synchrotron which was used for accelerating protons to high energies (of the order of 1 GeV)
Composite Observing System for the North Atlantic
noun a particular view or understanding of the world, esp. the view of time and space and its ritualized representation and enactment by Mesoamerican peoples Word Origin 1969; < Spanish