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wanton wanton
/ˈwɔn tən /

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  • origin origin  /ˈɔ rə dʒən/ ?  the place where something begins, where it springs into being

    origin meaning(s) 

    1. (n) the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    2. (n) properties attributable to your ancestry
    3. (n) an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events
    4. (n) the point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero
    5. (n) the source of something's existence or from which it derives or is derived
    6. (n) the descendants of one individual

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    origin usage(s)

    1. All fish sold from the University's farm comes with a certificate of origin, diet and harvesting method.
    2. You can save suggested monikers to a favorites list and read about the origin and popularity of each one.
  • original original  /ə ˈrɪ dʒə nəl/ ?  an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies…
  • original sin original sin  a sin said to be inherited by all descendants of Adam
  • originalism originalism  the belief that the United States Constitution should be interpreted in the…
  • originality originality  /ə ˌrɪ dʒə ˈnæ lɪ ti/ ?  the ability to think and act independently
  • originally originally  /ə ˈrɪ dʒə nə li/ ?  in an original manner
  • originate originate  /ə ˈrɪ dʒə ˌneɪt/ ?  come into existence; take on form or shape
  • originate in originate in  come from
  • origination origination  /ə ˌrɪ dʒə ˈneɪ ʃən/ ?  an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent…
  • origination fee origination fee  a fee charged to a borrower (especially for a mortgage loan) to cover…
  • originative originative  /ə ˈrɪ dʒɪ nɛɪ tɪv/ ?  having the ability or power to create
  • originator originator  /ə ˈrɪ dʒə ˌneɪ tər/ ?  someone who creates new things
  • orinasal orinasal  a speech sound produced with both the oral and nasal passages open (as French…
  • orinasal phone orinasal phone  a speech sound produced with both the oral and nasal passages open (as…
  • orinase orinase  sulfonylurea; an oral antidiabetic drug (trade name Orinase) used in the treatment…
  • orinoco orinoco  /ˌɔ rə ˈnoʊ koʊ/ ?  a South American river 1,500 miles long; flows into the South Atlantic
  • orinoco river orinoco river  a South American river 1,500 miles long; flows into the South Atlantic
  • oriole oriole  /ˈɔ ri ˌoʊl/ ?  mostly tropical songbird; the male is usually bright orange and black
  • oriolidae oriolidae  Old World orioles
  • oriolus oriolus  type genus of the Oriolidae
  • oriolus oriolus oriolus oriolus  bright yellow songbird with black wings
  • orion orion  /oʊ ˈraɪ ən/ ?  (Greek mythology) a giant Boeotian hunter who pursued the Pleiades and was…
  • orison orison  /ˈɑ rɪ zən/ ?  reverent petition to a deity
  • orissa orissa  state in eastern India on the Bay of Bengal
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