Fon

[fon]
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noun, plural Fons, (especially collectively) Fon for 1.

a member of a people living mainly in Benin.
the Kwa language, very closely related to Ewe, spoken by the Fon people.

fons et origo

[fawns et oh-ree-goh; English fonz et oh-rahy-goh, oh-ree-]

Latin.

source and origin.
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fons et origo

noun

the source and origin
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