[awr-i-jin, or-] /ˈɔr ɪ dʒɪn, ˈɒr-/
something from which anything arises or is derived; source; fountainhead:
to follow a stream to its origin.
rise or derivation from a particular source:
the origin of a word.
the first stage of existence; beginning:
the origin of Quakerism in America.
ancestry; parentage; extraction:
to be of Scottish origin.
a primary source; derivation
the beginning of something; first stage or part
(often pl) ancestry or parentage; birth; extraction
(commerce) the country from which a commodity or product originates: shipment from origin
c.1400, “ancestry, race,” from Old French origine “origin, race,” and directly from Latin originem (nominative origo) “a rise, commencement, beginning, source; descent, lineage, birth,” from stem of oriri “to rise, become visible, appear” (see orchestra).
origin or·i·gin (ôr’ə-jĭn)
The point at which the axes of a Cartesian coordinate system intersect. The coordinates of the origin are (0,0) in two dimensions and (0,0,0) in three dimensions.
[awr-i-jen, -juh n, or-] /ˈɔr ɪˌdʒɛn, -dʒən, ˈɒr-/ noun 1. (Origenes Admantius) a.d. 185?–254? Alexandrian writer, Christian theologian, and teacher. /ˈɒrɪˌdʒɛn/ noun 1. ?185–?254 ad, Christian theologian, born in Alexandria. His writings include Hexapla, a synopsis of the Old Testament, Contra Celsum, a defence of Christianity, and De principiis, a statement of Christian theology
orodigitofacial o·ro·dig·i·to·fa·cial (ôr’ō-dĭj’ĭ-tō-fā’shəl) adj. Relating to the mouth, fingers, and face.
- Orodigitofacial dysostosis
orodigitofacial dysostosis n. An inherited syndrome that is lethal in males and is characterized by various defects of the oral cavity, face, and hands. Also called orofaciodigital syndrome.
orofacial o·ro·fa·cial (ôr’ō-fā’shəl) adj. Relating to the mouth and face.