(noun, verb)


1. where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence

Similar word(s): birthplace, cradle, provenience

Definition categories: location, beginning, origin, root, rootage, source

Sentences with provenance as a noun:

- Many supermarkets display the provenance of their food products.

- This spear is of Viking provenance.

- The picture is of royal provenance.


1. To establish the provenance of something