Meaning of FONT in English


1. n.1 a receptacle in a church for baptismal water.

2 the reservoir for oil in a lamp.


fontal adj. (in sense 1).

Etymology: OE font, fant f. OIr. fant, font f. L fons fontis fountain, baptismal water 2.var. of FOUNT(2).

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.