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Definitions of origin:
  • noun:   properties attributable to your ancestry
    Example: "He comes from good origins"
  • noun:   the point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero
  • noun:   an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events
  • noun:   the descendants of one individual
  • noun:   the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    Example: "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"

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