the·​og·​o·​ny thē-ˈä-gə-nē How to pronounce theogony (audio)
plural theogonies
: an account of the origin and descent of the gods
theogonic adjective

Word History


Greek theogonia, from the- + -gonia -gony

First Known Use

1612, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of theogony was in 1612

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“Theogony.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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