fountain pen


noun

a pen with a refillable reservoir that provides a continuous supply of usually fluid ink to its point.

Nearby words

  1. fount,
  2. fountain,
  3. fountain decussation,
  4. fountain grass,
  5. fountain of youth,
  6. fountain plant,
  7. fountain syringe,
  8. fountain valley,
  9. fountainhead,
  10. fountains abbey

Origin of fountain pen

First recorded in 1700–10

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British Dictionary definitions for fountain pen

fountain pen

noun

a pen the nib of which is supplied with ink from a cartridge or a reservoir in its barrel
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