What does the word origin mean?

Usage examples for origin

  1. " Everything," exploded the man and in his agitation his foreign origin was betrayed by his accent. – Jack O' Judgment by Edgar Wallace
  2. I tell you, my creed is as divine in its origin as any that ever existed on the earth! – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  3. Learning and high principles take the place of noble birth, and cover the shame of a low origin. – Arabian Wisdom by John Wortabet