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cosmovor     (cahz-mo-vohr)

noun/ adverb​/ verb by Ella Engel-Snow

1. relating to death and/or preparations for dying.

a. any set of rituals before death 

The family came together to prepare cosmovor.

b.  as the barrier between worlds thins

She is in cosmovor.

c. period of time for such preparation 

    She will be working with a death doula during her cosmovor.

2.  to reach a state of acceptance of one’s own imminent death


(cosm from Greek meaning universe,

vor from Latin: swallow)

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