wherefrom

conjunction
where·​from | \ ˈ(h)wer-ˌfrəm How to pronounce wherefrom (audio) , -ˌfräm \

Definition of wherefrom

: from which

First Known Use of wherefrom

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About wherefrom

Time Traveler for wherefrom

Time Traveler

The first known use of wherefrom was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Dictionary Entries Near wherefrom

wherefore

wherefrom

where have you been

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for wherefrom

Cite this Entry

“Wherefrom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wherefrom. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!