I.a proper name. So esp.: M. Cornelius Fronto, a famous Roman orator from Cirta, in Numidia, who lived about A. D. 90-168. Small portions of his writings have been discovered in palimpsests by Angelo Mai.—
II. Deriv. Frontōnĭānus , a, um, adj., of Fronto, Frontonian: “decreta,” Dig. 29, 2, 99.—Subst.: Frontōnĭāni , ōrum, m., pupils of Fronto, Frontonians, Sid. Ep. 1, 1.
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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