Monday, December 04, 2000
Definitions for provenance
- Origin; source.
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Citations for provenance
In a world awash in information of dubious provenance, whom can you trust to tell you the truth?
There may have been as many as one hundred antique statues of Roman provenance in the city at the time of the Fourth Crusade.
Origin of provenance
Provenance comes from French, from provenant, present participle of provenir, "to originate," ultimately from Latin provenire, from pro-, "forth" + venire, "to come."