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or·i·gin
[awr-i-jin, or-]
NOUN
1.
something from which anything arises or is derived; source; fountainhead: to follow a stream to its origin.
2.
rise or derivation from a particular source: the origin of a word.
3.
the first stage of existence; beginning: the origin of Quakerism in America.
4.
ancestry; parentage; extraction: to be of Scottish origin.
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Source: Dictionary.com

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