Definition and Meanings for origin
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Part of Speech of origin
Etymology of origin
Meaning of origin
- the first existence or beginning of anything; the birth.
- that from which anything primarily proceeds; the fountain; the spring; the cause; the occasion.
- the point of attachment or end of a muscle which is fixed during contraction; -- in contradistinction to insertion.