Definition of provenance noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    provenance

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈprɑvənəns//
     
    , NAmE//ˈprɑvəˌnɑns//
     
    [uncountable, countable](technology)
     
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  1. 1the place that something originally came from synonym origin
  2. 2 All the furniture is of English provenance. There's no proof about the provenance of the painting (= whether it is genuine or not).
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