fronton[frän′tän′; Sp frō̂n tō̂n′]
- a building containing a jai alai court or courts
- jai alai
Origin: Spanish frontón, origin, originally , wall of a handball court, origin, originally , a pediment ; from Italian frontone, augmentative derived, derivative ; from fronte, forehead ; from Classical Latin frons: see front
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Origin: Spanish frontón, wall, fronton, augmentative of frente, forehead, face, from Old Spanish fruente, from Latin frōns, front-.