wherefrom

conjunction

where·​from ˈ(h)wer-ˌfrəm How to pronounce wherefrom (audio)
-ˌfräm
: from which

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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

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Cite this Entry

“Wherefrom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wherefrom. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

wherefrom

conjunction
where·​from -ˌfrəm How to pronounce wherefrom (audio)
-ˌfräm
: from which
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