Meaning of cosmographer in English:

cosmographer

See synonyms for cosmographer

noun

See cosmography

‘The subject also attracted numerous cosmographers, geographers, encyclopedists and writers.’
  • ‘It was a German cosmographer who suggested that the New World be designated ‘America.’’
  • ‘Dicuil, a cosmographer who wrote a description of the world c. 825 in the court of Charles the Bald, probably came from Iona, and he describes other Iona monks ranging as far north as the Faroes and as far south as Egypt.’
  • ‘He was appointed cosmographer to the king in 1596 and about the same time he moved to Lisbon where he taught mathematics to sailors and navigators.’
  • ‘The book was largely based upon a translation of a work by Noel Duret, the French royal cosmographer.’