cosmogony


cos·mog·o·ny

noun \käz-ˈmä-gə-nē\
plural cos·mog·o·nies

Definition of COSMOGONY

1
:  a theory of the origin of the universe
2
:  the creation or origin of the world or universe
cos·mo·gon·ic \ˌkäz-mə-ˈgä-nik\ or cos·mo·gon·i·cal \-ni-kəl\ adjective
cos·mog·o·nist \käz-ˈmä-gə-nist\ noun

Origin of COSMOGONY

New Latin cosmogonia, from Greek kosmogonia, from kosmos + gonos offspring; akin to Greek genos race — more at kin
First Known Use: 1696

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