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[ fruhn-ten-is, fron- ]
/ frʌnˈtɛn ɪs, frɒn- /


a Latin American game, resembling squash, played with rackets and a hard rubber ball on a three-walled court similar to a jai alai court.

Nearby words

frontalis, frontality, frontally, frontenac, frontenac et palluau, frontenis, fronter, frontes, frontier, frontier orbital, frontiersman

Origin of frontenis

1940–45; < American Spanish, blend of Spanish frontón fronton and tenis tennis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019