upspring

verb
up·​spring | \ ˌəp-ˈspriŋ How to pronounce upspring (audio) \
upsprang\ ˌəp-​ˈspraŋ How to pronounce upspring (audio) \ or upsprung\ ˌəp-​ˈsprəŋ How to pronounce upspring (audio) \; upsprung; upspringing\ ˌəp-​ˈspriŋ-​iŋ How to pronounce upspring (audio) \

Definition of upspring

intransitive verb

1 : to spring up
2 : to come into being

First Known Use of upspring

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Upspring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/upspring. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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