cosmonaut

[ koz-muh-nawt, -not ]SEE DEFINITION OF cosmonaut
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WORD ORIGIN

1959, Englishing of Russian kosmonavt, ultimately from Greek kosmos (see cosmos) + nautes "sailor" (see naval).

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