fount

noun (1)
\ˈfau̇nt \

Definition of fount 

(Entry 1 of 2)

fount

noun (2)
\ˈfänt, ˈfau̇nt \

Definition of fount (Entry 2 of 2)

British

: a type font

First Known Use of fount

Noun (1)

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

circa 1683, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fount

Noun (1)

Middle English, from Anglo-French funte, founte, from Latin font-, fons

Noun (2)

French fonte, from Middle French — more at font

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The first known use of fount was in the 15th century

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fount

noun
\ˈfau̇nt \

Kids Definition of fount

: source sense 1 She was a fount of knowledge about wildlife.

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