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well·spring

 (wĕl′sprĭng′)
n.
1. The source of a stream or spring.
2. A source: a wellspring of ideas.

wellspring

(ˈwɛlˌsprɪŋ)
n
1. (Physical Geography) the source of a spring or stream; fountainhead
2. a source of continual or abundant supply
[Old English welspryng, wylspring; see well2, spring]

well•spring

(ˈwɛlˌsprɪŋ)

n.
1. the head or source of a spring, stream, river, or the like; fountainhead.
2. a continuous, seemingly inexhaustible source or supply of something: a wellspring of affection.
[before 900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wellspring - the source of water for a well
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"
2.wellspring - an abundant source; "she was a well of information"
source - a document (or organization) from which information is obtained; "the reporter had two sources for the story"

wellspring

noun
1. fountainhead, source, origin, fount, wellhead Nature has always been the wellspring of her art.
Translations

wellspring

[ˈwelˌsprɪŋ] N (fig) → fuente f
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