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  Definition of Rootage
  1. 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. a developed system of roots
  3. fixedness by or as if by roots; "strengthened by rootage in the firm soil of faith"
Similar Words: beginning, origin, root, source, root system

 

Hyponyms: derivation, spring, fountainhead, headspring, head, headwaters, wellhead, wellspring, jumping-off place, point of departure, birthplace, cradle, place of origin, provenance, home, point source, trail head, trailhead

 

Derivational Morphology: root, originate

 

Anagrams: garrote, garotte, OR gate

 

 
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