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cosmogony

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From Ancient Greek κοσμογονία (kosmogonía), from κόσμος (kósmos, world) + γόνος (gónos, creation).

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cosmogony (plural cosmogonies)

  1. The study of the origin, and sometimes the development, of the universe or the solar system, in astrophysics, religion, and other fields.
  2. Any specific theory, model, myth, or other account of the origin of the universe.
  3. The creation of the universe.

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  • cosmogony at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • cosmogony in Encyclopedia Britannica, 1911 ed.
  • cosmogony in Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed., at Bartleby.com.
  • cosmogony by J.P. Arendzen, in The Catholic Encyclopedia, Robert Appleton Company, New York, 1911.