from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A source or origin.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Source; origin.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Origin; source; place where found or produced; provenance; -- used esp. in the fine arts and in archæology.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Origin; the place from which something comes or is derived; the place of production or derivation of an object, especially in the fine arts and in archæology. Compare provenance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence
Alteration of provenance.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Alteration of provenance (Wiktionary)