Origin



[awr-i-jin, or-] /ˈɔr ɪ dʒɪn, ˈɒr-/

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.
5.
Anatomy.

6.
Mathematics.

/ˈɒrɪdʒɪn/
noun
1.
a primary source; derivation
2.
the beginning of something; first stage or part
3.
(often pl) ancestry or parentage; birth; extraction
4.
(anatomy)

5.
(maths)

6.
(commerce) the country from which a commodity or product originates: shipment from origin
n.

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)
n.

origin
(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.

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