Latin frons (“front”).
- (anatomy) In vertebrates, especially mammals, the forehead; the part of the cranium between the orbits and the vertex.
- (entomology) The front part of the epicranium or head capsule of many insects; generally speaking the frons is the area below or between the antennae and above the clypeus. Generally it lies between the genal or "cheek" areas on either side of the head.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Etymology 1 
- brow, countenance (as an indicator of feelings)
- front, facade
- cover (of a book or scroll)
- circumference (of a wheel)
- (figuratively) outside, exterior, appearance
1 May also be frontīs.
Derived terms 
Etymology 2 
1 May also be frondīs.