- pertaining to or coming from a fountain or spring.
- pertaining to or being the source of something: fontal concepts.
- of or relating to a font, as of baptism.
Origin of fontal
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Examples from the Web for fontal
Likewise sweetness and beauty point on to their fontal source.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)
Henry Osborn Taylor
Or at the fontal spring of justice break Your cups and thirst.The Mortal Gods and Other Plays
Olive Tilford Dargan
And thus we come back to the fontal source of all the mischief of our own Day.Inspiration and Interpretation
Love stands at the head, and is the fontal source of all separate individualised duties.
He speaks as the fontal source, not as the recipient channel of healing.