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provenience definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence; "the birthplace of civilization" [syn: birthplace, cradle, place of origin, provenance, provenience]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: alteration of provenance Date: 1882 origin, source

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. US = PROVENANCE. Etymology: L provenire f. venire come

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Provenience Pro*ve"ni*ence, n. [L. proveniens, -entis, p.pr. of provenire to come forth; pro forth + venire to come.] Origin; source; place where found or produced; provenance; -- used esp. in the fine arts and in arch[ae]ology; as, the provenience of a patera.

Moby Thesaurus

afterlife, beginning, commencement, conception, derivation, following, fountain, future time, genesis, grass roots, hangover, head, inception, lateness, next life, origin, original, origination, postdate, postdating, posteriority, provenance, radical, radix, remainder, rise, root, sequence, source, stem, stock, subsequence, succession, supervenience, supervention, taproot, well, wellspring, whence



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