fontaine

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French fontaine, from Old French fontaine, from Late Latin fontāna, from substantivation of the adjective Latin fontānus, from fons.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fontaine f (plural fontaines)

  1. fountain
  2. (juggling) fountain
  3. cistern (domestic); tank (of a flush toilet)
  4. standpipe

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French fontaine.

Noun[edit]

fontaine f (plural fontaines)

  1. fountain

Descendants[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin fontāna, from substantivation of the adjective Latin fontānus, from fōns.

Noun[edit]

fontaine f (oblique plural fontaines, nominative singular fontaine, nominative plural fontaines)

  1. fountain

Descendants[edit]