cos·​mog·​o·​ny | \käz-ˈmä-gə-nē \
plural cosmogonies

Definition of cosmogony 

1 : a theory of the origin of the universe

2 : the creation or origin of the world or universe

Other Words from cosmogony

cosmogonic \ ˌkäz-​mə-​ˈgä-​nik \ or cosmogonical \ ˌkäz-​mə-​ˈgä-​ni-​kəl \ adjective
cosmogonist \ käz-​ˈmä-​gə-​nist \ noun

First Known Use of cosmogony

1696, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cosmogony

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

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