noun well·spring \-ˌspriŋ\

: something or someone that provides a large amount of something : a good source of something

Full Definition of WELLSPRING

:  a source of continual supply <a wellspring of information>

Examples of WELLSPRING

  1. The tour guide was a wellspring of information.
  2. <the nation's colleges and universities were a wellspring for political activism and unrest>

First Known Use of WELLSPRING

before 12th century


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