Latin definition for: fons, fontis


  • declension: 3rd declension
  • gender: masculine


  1. baptistry
  2. font
  3. principal cause
  4. source/fount
  5. spring, fountain, well
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: All or none
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Very frequent, in all Elementry Latin books, top 1000+ words
  • Source: L.F. Stelten, “Dictionary of Eccles. Latin”, 1995 (Ecc)

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