I.the name of a Roman gens. So M. Fonteius, a praetor in Gaul, in defence of whom Cicero delivered the oration still preserved in part, Cic. Att. 1, 6, 1. His sister Fonteia, a vestal, Cic. Font. 17, 37.—Fontēĭānus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Fonteius, Cic. Harusp. 27, 57.
A Latin Dictionary. Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary. revised, enlarged, and in great part rewritten by. Charlton T. Lewis, Ph.D. and. Charles Short, LL.D. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1879.
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