[fount] /faʊnt/

a spring of water; .
a source or origin:
a fount of inspiration to his congregation.
[fount, font] /faʊnt, fɒnt/
noun, British Printing.
2 .
(poetic) a spring or fountain
source or origin
/faʊnt; fɒnt/
(printing) another word for font2

mid-15c., probably a shortening of fountain, influenced by Middle French font “fount.”


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