pantacosm
Cosmolabe Cos"mo*labe (k?z"m?-l?b), n. [Gr. ko`smos the world + lamba`nein to take: cf. F. cosmolade.] An instrument resembling the astrolabe, formerly used for measuring the angles between heavenly bodies; -- called also {pantacosm}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pantacosm — Pan ta*cosm, n. [Panta + Gr. ko smos universe.] See {Cosmolabe}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pantacosm — ˈpantacosm [Erroneous form for pantocosm, f. panto + Gr. κόσµος world.] Another name of the instrument called cosmolabe. in Webster; and in later Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cosmolabe — Cos mo*labe (k?z m? l?b), n. [Gr. ko smos the world + lamba nein to take: cf. F. cosmolade.] An instrument resembling the astrolabe, formerly used for measuring the angles between heavenly bodies; called also {pantacosm}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cosmolabe — Cosmolabe, 16th century …   Wikipedia

  • panta- — combining form see pant * * * panta erron. form of panto , in pantacosm, pantagamy, pantatype; also pantagraph, pantamorphic, pantascopic: see pantograph n …   Useful english dictionary

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