From Ancient Greek κοσμογράφος (kosmographos) + -er, corresponding to cosmo- + -grapher.
Variant of cosmography
- a general description of the world
- the science dealing with the structure of the universe as a whole and of its related parts: geology, geography, and astronomy are branches of cosmography
Origin of cosmographyMiddle English cosmographie ; from Late Latin cosmographia ; from Classical Greek kosmographia, description of the world: see cosmo- and amp; -graphy