Meaning of meta-universe in English:


Pronunciation /ˌmɛtəˈjuːnɪvəːs/


  • 1A ‘universe of universes’; an assembly of universes, considered as a whole; that which contains or consists of many (potential or actual) separate universes.

  • 2An alternative world or universe, especially one that is abstract, theoretical, or hypothetical.


1970s; earliest use found in Scientific American. From meta- + universe, in sense 1 perhaps after metagalaxy.