Definition of zoogony in English:

zoogony

noun

  • The generation or development of animals or of living things generally; a theory, doctrine, or account relating to this.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Burthogge (bap. 1638, d. 1705), philosopher. From post-classical Latin zoogonia or its etymon ancient Greek ζῳογονία production of animals from ζῳο- + -γονία.

Pronunciation

zoogony

/zuːˈɒɡəni//zəʊˈɒɡəni//zuːˈɒɡ(ə)ni/