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wellspring

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noun well·spring \-ˌspriŋ\

Simple Definition of wellspring

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

Full Definition of wellspring

  1. :  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>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of wellspring

before 12th century



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