a fabled spring whose waters were supposed to restore health and youth, sought in the Bahamas and Florida by Ponce de León, Narváez, De Soto, and others.
A fountain mentioned in folk tales as capable of making people young again.
Note: The Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León discovered Florida while searching for the Fountain of Youth.
noun 1. a pen with a refillable reservoir that provides a continuous supply of usually fluid ink to its point. noun 1. a pen the nib of which is supplied with ink from a cartridge or a reservoir in its barrel
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- Fountains abbey
/ˈfaʊntɪns/ noun 1. a ruined Cistercian abbey near Ripon in Yorkshire: founded 1132, dissolved 1539; landscaped 1720
- Fountain syringe
fountain syringe n. A fluid reservoir with a tube attached to the bottom so that the flow is controlled by gravity, used for vaginal or rectal injections and for irrigating wounds.