Meaning of FONT in English


n. 1 a receptacle in a church for baptismal water. 2 the reservoir for oil in a lamp. fontal adj. (in sense 1).

[ OE font, fant f. OIr. fant, font f. L fons fontis fountain, baptismal water ]

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