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- origin:  Etymologically, origin denotes literally an ‘arising’. The word was borrowed from Latin orīgō ‘source’, a derivative of the verb orīrī ‘rise’. This also produced English abort  (etymologically ‘be born badly’) and orient.
=> abort, orient
- 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).
- 1. There are some areas of wetland which are of ancient origin.
- 2. If it's possible, track the rumour back to its origin.
- 3. Most of the thickeners are of plant origin.
- 4. Their medical problems are basically physical in origin.
- 5. Living conditions are vastly different from those pertaining in their country of origin.
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