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  • TWL/NWL (Scrabble US / Canada / Thailand)
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Meaning of origin

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the place where something begins, where it springs into
           being; "the Italian beginning of the Renaissance"; "Jupiter
           was the origin of the radiation"; "Pittsburgh is the source
           of the Ohio River"; "communism's Russian root" [syn:
           {beginning}, {origin}, {root}, {rootage}, {source}]
      2: properties attributable to your ancestry; "he comes from good
         origins" [syn: {origin}, {descent}, {extraction}]
      3: an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of
         subsequent events [syn: {origin}, {origination}, {inception}]
      4: the point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the
         values of the coordinates are all zero
      5: the source of something's existence or from which it derives
         or is derived; "the rumor had its origin in idle gossip";
         "vegetable origins"; "mineral origin"; "origin in sensation"
      6: the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has
         been warriors" [syn: {lineage}, {line}, {line of descent},
         {descent}, {bloodline}, {blood line}, {blood}, {pedigree},
         {ancestry}, {origin}, {parentage}, {stemma}, {stock}]

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