Simple Definition of fountainhead
: the origin or source of something
Full Definition of fountainhead
1 : a spring that is the source of a stream
2 : principal source : origin
Examples of fountainhead
the fountainhead of the faith
<historically, California has served as the fountainhead of that eclectic group of self-actualization movements known as the New Age>
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Rhymes with fountainhead
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