have one's origin

Definition of have one's origin

  1. :  to begin to exist :  to be produced or created The silk industry had its origin in China . The school had its origin with a large gift from a donor.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  ancestry, parentage

    :  rise, beginning, or derivation from a source

    :  the point at which something begins or rises or from which it derives

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a trip made at another's expense

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