a spring of water; .
a source or origin:
a fount of inspiration to his congregation.
[fount, font] /faʊnt, fɒnt/
noun, British Printing.
(poetic) a spring or fountain
source or origin
(printing) another word for font2
mid-15c., probably a shortening of fountain, influenced by Middle French font “fount.”
[French foo-ke] /French fuˈkɛ/ noun 1. Jean or Jehan [both French zhahn] /both French ʒɑ̃/ (Show IPA), c1420–c80, French painter. 2. Nicolas [nee-kaw-lah] /ni kɔˈlɑ/ (Show IPA), (Marquis de Belle-Isle) 1615–80, French statesman. /French fukɛ/ noun 1. Jean (ʒɑ̃). ?1420–?80, French painter and miniaturist 2. Also Foucquet. Nicolas (nikɔlɑ), Marquis de Belle-Isle. 1615–80, French statesman; […]
[fawr, fohr] /fɔr, foʊr/ noun 1. a cardinal number, three plus one. 2. a symbol of this number, 4 or IV or IIII. 3. a set of this many persons or things. 4. a playing card, die face, or half of a domino face with four pips. 5. fours, Jazz. alternate four-bar passages, as played […]
- Fossa of lacrimal gland
fossa of lacrimal gland n. A hollow in the orbital plate of the frontal bone, formed by the overhanging margin and zygomatic process and lodging the lacrimal gland.
[fos-uh] /ˈfɒs ə/ noun, plural fossae [fos-ee] /ˈfɒs i/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. a pit, cavity, or depression, as in a bone. [fos-uh] /ˈfɒs ə/ noun 1. a forest-dwelling genetlike mammal, Cryptoprocta ferox, of the civet family, native to Madagascar, with a short coat of white, black, gray, or brown: now rare. /ˈfɒsə/ noun (pl) […]