in origin


used to refer to a source or cause
The English word "rendezvous" is French in origin.

Examples of in origin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Significantly, the church will no longer endorse or verify any event as supernatural in origin. Eric Lagatta, USA TODAY, 17 May 2024 For example, broths and stews with meat and cabbage, which have been a staple in Europe’s Atlantic region for centuries, are Celtic in origin. Christian Mysliwiec, Fox News, 5 Mar. 2024 The word, murky in origin, likely links to Indian pulao and Persian pilau through centuries of maritime trade routes. Bill Addison, Los Angeles Times, 22 Feb. 2024 At least 50 percent of the value of the pack must be assembled or manufactured in North America, and this also increases year by year until 2029, when the entire pack's value must be North American in origin. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 6 June 2023 The Pentagon assessed that the drone involved was Iranian in origin. Missy Ryan, Washington Post, 8 Nov. 2023 While none of the UAP reports have been confirmed as being foreign in origin, the possibility is being investigated. Aliza Chasan, CBS News, 19 Oct. 2023 But the tradition of cooking black-eyed peas with rice is African in origin and spread throughout the South, especially in the Carolinas, in the form of pilaus or rice dishes simmered for a long time with chicken or shrimp. Hannah Hayes, Southern Living, 25 Sep. 2023 For many, tiki bars are more vintage California than anything actually or ostensibly Pacific Islander in origin. Ben Mims, Los Angeles Times, 5 Oct. 2023

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“In origin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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