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derivation

noun: the source or origin from which something derives (i.e. comes or issues); "he prefers shoes of Italian derivation"; "music of Turkish derivation"

noun: (historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase

noun: a line of reasoning that shows how a conclusion follows logically from accepted propositions

noun: (descriptive linguistics) the process whereby new words are formed from existing words or bases by affixation; "`singer' from `sing' or `undo' from `do' are examples of derivations"

noun: inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline

noun: drawing of fluid or inflammation away from a diseased part of the body

noun: drawing off water from its main channel as for irrigation

noun: the act of deriving something or obtaining something from a source or origin


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derivation

Length: 10 letters

Scrabble value: 14

Words with Friends value: 16

Literati value: 13

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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