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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cos·mos /ˈkɑzməs, ||ˌmos, ˌmɑs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cos·mos n.
 1. The universe or universality of created things; -- so called from the order and harmony displayed in it.
 2. The theory or description of the universe, as a system displaying order and harmony.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cos·mos n. Bot. A genus of composite plants closely related to Bidens, usually with very showy flowers, some with yellow, others with red, scarlet, purple, white, or lilac rays.  They are natives of the warmer parts of America, and many species are cultivated.  Cosmos bipinnatus and Cosmos diversifolius are among the best-known species; Cosmos caudatus, of the West Indies, is widely naturalized.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: everything that exists anywhere; "they study the evolution
           of the universe"; "the biggest tree in existence" [syn:
           universe, existence, creation, world, macrocosm]
      2: any of various mostly Mexican herbs of the genus Cosmos
         having radiate heads of variously colored flowers and
         pinnate leaves; popular fall-blooming annuals [syn: cosmea]