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Meaning of PROVENANCE

Pronunciation:  'prâvununs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence; "the birthplace of civilization"
 

PROVENANCE is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: birthplace, cradle, place of origin
 
 See Also: beginning, origin, root, rootage, source

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prov"e*nance\, n. [F., fr. provenir to originate, to
come forth, L. provenire. Cf. {Provenience}.]
Origin; source; provenience.

      Their age attested by their provenance and
      associations.                            --A. H. Keane.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: For seeding material, the provenance is the harvest location; for plants, it is both the harvest location and the location of the nursery.
 

 

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