a group of artists, many of them Italian and Flemish, who worked on the decorations of the palace of Fontainebleau in the 16th century.
[fon-tl] /ˈfɒn tl/ adjective 1. pertaining to or coming from a fountain or spring. 2. pertaining to or being the source of something: fontal concepts. 3. of or relating to a font, as of baptism.
[fon-tan-uh; for 1 also Italian fawn-tah-nah] /fɒnˈtæn ə; for 1 also Italian fɔnˈtɑ nɑ/ noun 1. Domenico [duh-men-i-koh;; Italian daw-me-nee-kaw] /dəˈmɛn ɪˌkoʊ;; Italian dɔˈmɛ niˌkɔ/ (Show IPA), 1543–1607, Italian architect. 2. a city in S California.
/German fɔnˈtaːnə/ noun 1. Theodor (ˈteodoːr). 1819–98, German novelist and journalist; his novels include Vor dem Sturm (1878) and Effi Briest (1898)
[fon-tn-el] /ˌfɒn tnˈɛl/ noun, Anatomy. 1. one of the spaces, covered by membrane, between the bones of the fetal or young skull. fontanel fon·ta·nel or fon·ta·nelle (fŏn’tə-něl’) n. Any of the soft membranous gaps between the incompletely formed cranial bones of a fetus or an infant. Also called soft spot.