Definition of heroogony in English:

heroogony

(also herogony)

noun

Mythology
  • An account of the genealogy and history of heroes or demigods, especially the unfinished account forming part of Hesiod's Theogony (8th cent. b.c.).

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Monthly Review. In some forms from hero + -gony, after Byzantine Greek ἡρωογονία. Compare post-classical Latin herogonia.

Pronunciation

heroogony

/ˌhɪərəʊˈɒɡ(ə)ni//ˌhɪərəʊˈɒɡəni/