Definition of philostorgy in English:

philostorgy

noun

rare, archaic
  • Parental love; natural affection.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Carpenter (d. 1621), Church of England clergyman and author. From ancient Greek ϕιλοστοργία tender love, affection from ϕιλόστοργος loving tenderly, affectionate, frequently of family affection (from ϕιλο- + στοργή) + -ία.

Pronunciation

philostorgy

/ˈfɪlə(ʊ)stɔːdʒi/