Definition of point of origin
- The package's point of origin was somewhere in the U.S.
- the point of origin of the fire that burned the building down
: an individual detail : item
: a distinguishing detail
: the most important essential in a discussion or matter
: to furnish with a point : sharpen
: to give added force, emphasis, or piquancy to
: to scratch out the old mortar from the joints of (something, such as a brick wall) and fill in with new material
: 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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