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prov·e·nance

 (prŏv′ə-nəns, -näns′)
n.
1. Place of origin; derivation.
2.
a. The history of the ownership of an object, especially when documented or authenticated. Used of artworks, antiques, and books.
b. The records or documents authenticating such an object or the history of its ownership.

[French, from provenant, present participle of provenir, to originate, from Old French, from Latin prōvenīre : prō-, forth; see pro-1 + venīre, to come; see gwā- in Indo-European roots.]

provenance

(ˈprɒvɪnəns) or

provenience

n
1. (Art Terms) a place of origin, esp that of a work of art or archaeological specimen
2. (Archaeology) a place of origin, esp that of a work of art or archaeological specimen
[C19: from French, from provenir, from Latin prōvenīre to originate, from venīre to come]

prov•e•nance

(ˈprɒv ə nəns, -ˌnɑns)

n.
place or source of origin: a manuscript of unknown provenance.
[1860–65; < French, derivative of provenant, present participle of provenir < Latin prōvenīre to come forth; see pro-1, convene, -ance]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.provenance - where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence; "the birthplace of civilization"
origin, source, root, rootage, beginning - the place where something begins, where it springs into being; "the Italian beginning of the Renaissance"; "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"; "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River"; "communism's Russian root"

provenance

noun origin, source, birthplace, derivation art treasures of indisputably Egyptian provenance

provenance

noun
Translations

provenance

[ˈprɒvɪnəns] Nprocedencia f

provenance

nHerkunft f, → Ursprung m; country of provenanceHerkunfts- or Ursprungsland nt

provenance

[ˈprɒvɪnəns] n (frm) → provenienza, origine f
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