|Origin:||fontaine, from Latin fons 'place where water comes out of the ground'|
a structure from which water is pushed up into the air, used for example as decoration in a garden or park
a flow of liquid, or of something bright and colourful that goes straight up into the air
A fountain of blood was pouring from his chest.
A fountain of sparks shot high into the sky.
a source or supply of something:
He was a fountain of information on Asian affairs.