theogony

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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 and Etymology of theogony

Greek theogonia, from the- + -gonia -gony


First Known Use: 1612


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