cosmo-(word root) universe
Examples of words with the root cosmo-: cosmonaut
Universe; world: cosmology.
[From Greek kosmos, order, universe.]
cosmo-or before a vowel
indicating the world or universe: cosmology; cosmonaut; cosmography.
[from Greek: cosmos]
a combining form meaning “world,” “universe” (cosmography); in contemporary usage, sometimes representing Russian kosmo-, it may mean “outer space,” “space travel,” or “cosmic ray” (cosmonaut).Compare astro-.
[< Greek kosmo-, comb. form of kósmos cosmos]