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Noun: fountainhead  'fawn-t(i)n,hed
  1. An abundant source
    "she was a fountainhead of information";
    - well, wellspring
  2. The source of water from which a stream arises
    "they tracked him back toward the fountainhead of the stream";
    - headspring, head

Derived forms: fountainheads

Type of: beginning, origin, root, rootage, source

Encyclopedia: Fountainhead, Maryland