multi verse


(in physics and cosmology) a hypothetical collection of identical or diverse universes, including our own.
See also parallel universe ( defs 1, 2 ).

1895–1900; multi- + (uni)verse Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
multiverse (ˈmʌltɪˌvɜːs)
astronomy the aggregate of all existing matter, of which the universe is but a tiny fragment

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Word Origin & History

1895, William James's coinage, an alternative to universe meant to convey absence of order and unity.
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