fountaineer

noun

foun·​tain·​eer
¦fau̇ntᵊn¦i(ə)r,
-tə̇¦ni-
plural -s
1
obsolete : one in charge of a fountain
2

Word History

Etymology

French fontenier, from Middle French, from fontaine fountain + -ier -eer

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“Fountaineer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fountaineer. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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