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a combining form meaning “production,” “genesis,” “origination,” used in the formation of compound words: theogony; cosmogony.
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Now the Leaflanders were quite too well-bred ever to have used or heard so barbarous a word as “gony.”Our Young Folks, Vol 1, No. 1|Various
British Dictionary definitions for -gony
n combining form
genesis, origin, or productioncosmogony
Word Origin for -gony
from Latin -gonia, from Greek, -goneia, from gonos seed, procreation
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