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springhead

[spring-hed] /ˈsprɪŋˌhɛd/
noun
1.
a spring or fountainhead from which a stream flows.
2.
the source of something:
the springhead of desire.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; spring + head
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springhead

/ˈsprɪŋˌhɛd/
noun
1.
the source of a stream; spring
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