noun, plural cos·mog·o·nies.
Origin of cosmogony
Examples 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
British Dictionary definitions for cosmogonic
noun plural -nies
Word Origin for cosmogony
Word Origin and History for cosmogonic
1690s as "a theory of the creation;" 1766 as "the creation of the universe," from Latinized form of Greek kosmogonia "creation of the world," from kosmos "world, universe" (see cosmos) + -gonia "a begetting."