noun, plural fron·tes [fron-teez] /ˈfrɒn tiz/.
Origin of frons
Examples from the Web for frons
Most of these stanzas admit of being looked upon as tripartite on account of the bipartite structure of the frons.
When the Vertex, Frons, and Postnasus are porrected so as to form a kind of rostrum which gives light in the night.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)|William Kirby
Frontal stripe of female narrow in front, so broad behind that it entirely fills up the width of the frons.Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley
In many stanzas the first and the last part (frons and cauda) are anisometrical.
Here the frons is connected with the cauda, which recurs in each stanza as a kind of refrain, by means of concatenatio.