springhead

[ spring-hed ]
/ ˈsprɪŋˌhɛd /
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noun

a spring or fountainhead from which a stream flows.
the source of something: the springhead of desire.

Origin of springhead

First recorded in 1545–55; spring + head
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springhead

/ (ˈsprɪŋˌhɛd) /

noun

the source of a stream; spring
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