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Origin | Define Origin at Dictionary.com


Origin definition, something from which anything arises or is derived; source; fountainhead: to follow a stream to its origin. See more.

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Word origins - Language reference content from Oxford. Help with language usage, grammar questions, punctuation, spelling, and language learning.

Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins - Oxford Reference


"A treasure (from the Greek 'thesauros', treasure, store or storehouse) trove (past participle of an Anglo-Norman verb meaning 'to find') of verbal wonders" ...

Monte Carlo Rally - British Pathé


At 0:27, car 27 is the Ford Cortina of Alan Allard. ... natural and seemingly spontaneous comments, there's something fascinating about people's last words.