Definition of fons
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Orthography ID = 1006386
1.
LEM
fōns, fontis
FV-
noun (m., 3rd pure I-stem declension)
  1. a spring, fountain, well, source
  2. a mineral spring, healing waters
  3. [figuratively] a fountain-head, source, origin, cause
Abbreviations
fōns fontis, m FV-, a spring, fountain, well, source: aquae dulcis: rivorum a fonte deductio: qui fontes aestibus exarescebant, Cs.: locus fontibus abundans: fontium qui celat origines, Nilus, H.: Vini, H.: Timavi, V.: fontemque ignemque ferre, spring water, V.

—A mineral spring, healing waters: fontes Clusini, H.

—Fig., a fountain-head, source, origin, cause: aequitatis: movendi: Scribendi recte sapere est fons, H.: ab illo fonte et capite Socrate: maeroris: is fons mali huiusce fuit, L.: Pindarici fontis haustūs, i. e. Pindar's verse, H.

—Person., as a deity, C.
 
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