Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A source or origin.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Origin; source; place where found or produced; provenance; -- used esp. in the fine arts and in archæology.

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  • noun archaeology Source; origin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Alteration of provenance.]

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Alteration of provenance

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