fontein

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch fontein.

Noun[edit]

fontein (plural fonteine)

  1. fountain
  2. natural spring

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Etymology[edit]

From French fontaine, from Latin fons 'a well'

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Noun[edit]

fontein f (plural fonteinen, diminutive fonteintje n)

  1. (obsolete) A well, spring
  2. A fountain, monumental or small artificial water feature
  3. (obsolete) The water which springs from one of the above; any water
  4. A drink - and/or or wash basin with a tab

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