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theogony

play
noun the·og·o·ny \thē-ˈä-gə-nē\

Definition of theogony

plural theogonies

  1. :  an account of the origin and descent of the gods

theogonic play \ˌthē-ə-ˈgä-nik\ adjective


Origin of theogony

Greek theogonia, from the- + -gonia -gony


First Known Use: 1612

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