of unknown origin

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Definition of of unknown origin

used to say that the source or cause of something is not known a disease of unknown origin

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“Of unknown origin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/of%20unknown%20origin. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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