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Meaning of wellspring

well•spring

Pronunciation: (wel'spring"), [key]
— n.
  1. the head or source of a spring, stream, river, etc.; fountainhead.
  2. a source or supply of anything, esp. when considered inexhaustible: a wellspring of affection.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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