Definition of Fontal

1. a. Pertaining to a font, fountain, source, or origin; original; primitive.



Definition of Fontal

1. Adjective. Of, relating to, or from a spring or fountain. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or relating to a font. (gloss used in baptisms) ¹

3. Adjective. Of, relating to, or being a source for something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fontal

1. font [adj] - See also: font

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fontal

fonduks
fondus
fone
fong disease
fonly
fonne
fonned
fonnes
fonning
fonofos
fons
fons honorum
font
font cartridge
font name
fontal (current term)
fontanel
fontanelle
fontanelles
fontanels
fontange
fontanges
fontanite
fontes honorum
fonticuli cranii
fonticulus
fonticulus anterior
fonticulus anterolateralis
fonticulus mastoideus

Literary usage of Fontal

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1. The Reformer Reformed, Or, A Second Part of The Errors of Hopkinsianism by Nathan Bangs (1818)
"Well then, he is not the fontal cause of the flowing of water; ... Well then, God is neither the fontal cause of natural or moral motion ; neither the ..."

2. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley (1901)
"Norfolk has been a long-established home for this name, both in its fontal and patronymic character. in Buckinghamshire, towards the close of the l.cth ..."

3. The Classical Journal (1817)
"After these succeed the fontal fathers,' who are also called ... They likewise venerate a fontal triad of faith, truth, and love. They assert that there is ..."

4. The Theosophical Review by Theosophical Publishing Society (London, England) (1896)
"They likewise venerate a fontal triad oí faith, truth, and love. ... And, again, that there are fontal summits of Apollo, Osiris and Hermes. ..."

5. The Monthly Magazine by Richard Phillips (1797)
"and they confider partial J fouls, as proceeding from the fontal, according to the will of the father. Souls of this kind, however, ..."

6. Orpheus by George Robert Stow Mead (1896)
"They likewise venerate a fontal triad of faith, truth, and love. ... And, again, that there are fontal summits of Apollo, Osiris and Hermes. ..."

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