theogony

noun
the·​og·​o·​ny | \ thē-ˈä-gə-nē How to pronounce theogony (audio) \
plural theogonies

Definition of theogony

: an account of the origin and descent of the gods

Other Words from theogony

theogonic \ ˌthē-​ə-​ˈgä-​nik How to pronounce theogony (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of theogony

1612, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for theogony

Greek theogonia, from the- + -gonia -gony

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“Theogony.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/theogony. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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