noun, plural cos·mog·o·nies.
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Origin of cosmogony
OTHER WORDS FROM cosmogonycos·mog·o·nal, cos·mo·gon·ic [koz-muh-gon-ik] /ˌkɒz məˈgɒn ɪk/, cos·mo·gon·i·cal, adjectivecos·mog·o·nist, noun
Words nearby cosmogony
Example sentences from the Web for cosmogonic
The Indian cosmogonic tree is the symbol of vegetation, of universal life, and of immortality.Plant Lore, Legends, and Lyrics|Richard Folkard
This is probably the origin of Viçvakarman, “the all-creating,” to whom two cosmogonic hymns (x. 81–82) are addressed.A History of Sanskrit Literature|Arthur A. MacDonell
There are other cosmogonic myths besides that of the division of the giant Ymir.History of Religion|Allan Menzies
This is a cosmogonic myth whose essential elements belong to the same circle of ideas as the cosmogony of the Greeks.Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt
The authorities for Greek cosmogonic myth are extremely various in date, character and value.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1|Andrew Lang