The definition of a font is a water container, a source, or a style of type.(noun)
See font in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE < L fons (gen. fontis), spring, fountain
Origin: Fr fonte < fondre, to cast, found
See font in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English
Origin: , from Late Latin fōns, font-
Origin: , from Latin, fountain.
Origin: French fonte, casting
Origin: , from Old French (from Vulgar Latin *fundita, from Late Latin, feminine of *funditus, past participle of Latin fundere, to pour forth; see fondant)
Origin: or from Old French fondre, to melt (from Latin fundere).
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