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a combining form meaning “production,” “genesis,” “origination,” used in the formation of compound words:
theogony; cosmogony.
Origin of -gony
< Latin -gonia < Greek -goneia, equivalent to gón(os) (see gon-) + -eia -y3 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for -gony


combining form
genesis, origin, or production: cosmogony
Word Origin
from Latin -gonia, from Greek, -goneia, from gonos seed, procreation
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