[foh-mawr-ee-uh n] /foʊˈmɔr i ən/
noun, Irish Legend.
one of a race of pirates or sea demons who raided and pillaged Ireland but were finally defeated: sometimes associated with the hostile powers of nature.
pertaining to the monstrous race in Irish mythology, 1876, from Irish fomor “pirate, monster,” from fo “under” + mor “sea.” Cognate with Gaelic famhair.
[fon] /fɒn/ noun, plural Fons (especially collectively) Fon for 1. 1. a member of a people living mainly in Benin. 2. the Kwa language, very closely related to Ewe, spoken by the Fon people.
[fond] /fɒnd/ adjective, fonder, fondest. 1. having a liking or affection for (usually followed by of): to be fond of animals. 2. loving; affectionate: to give someone a fond look. 3. excessively tender or overindulgent; doting: a fond parent. 4. cherished with strong or unreasoning feeling: to nourish fond hopes of becoming president. 5. Archaic. […]
[fawn-dah; English fon-duh] /ˈfɔn dɑ; English ˈfɒn də/ noun, plural fondas [fawn-dahs; English fon-duh z] /ˈfɔn dɑs; English ˈfɒn dəz/ (Show IPA). Spanish. 1. an inn or restaurant. [fon-duh] /ˈfɒn də/ noun 1. Henry, 1905–82, U.S. actor. 2. his daughter, Jane, born 1937, U.S. actress. /ˈfɒndə/ noun 1. Henry. 1905–82, US film actor. His many […]
[fon-duh nt; French fawn-dahn] /ˈfɒn dənt; French fɔ̃ˈdɑ̃/ noun 1. a thick, creamy sugar paste, the basis of many candies. 2. a candy made of this paste. /ˈfɒndənt/ noun 1. a thick flavoured paste of sugar and water, used in sweets and icings 2. a sweet made of this mixture adjective 3. (of a colour) […]