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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a pen that is supplied with ink from a reservoir in its barrel;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fountain \Foun"tain\ (foun"t[i^]n), n. [F. fontaine, LL. fontana, fr. L. fons, fontis. See 2d Fount.] 1. A spring of water issuing from the earth. [1913 Webster] 2. An artificially produced jet or stream of water; also, the structure or works in which such a jet or stream rises or flows; a basin built and constantly supplied with pure water for drinking and other useful purposes, or for ornament. [1913 Webster] 3. A reservoir or chamber to contain a liquid which can be conducted or drawn off as needed for use; as, the ink fountain in a printing press, etc. [1913 Webster] 4. The source from which anything proceeds, or from which anything is supplied continuously; origin; source. [1913 Webster] Judea, the fountain of the gospel. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] Author of all being, Fountain of light, thyself invisible. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Air fountain. See under Air. Fountain heead, primary source; original; first principle. --Young. Fountain inkstand, an inkstand having a continual supply of ink, as from elevated reservoir. Fountain lamp, a lamp fed with oil from an elevated reservoir. Fountain pen, a pen with a reservoir in the handle which furnishes a supply of ink. Fountain pump. (a) A structure for a fountain, having the form of a pump. (b) A portable garden pump which throws a jet, for watering plants, etc. Fountain shell (Zool.), the large West Indian conch shell (Strombus gigas). Fountain of youth, a mythical fountain whose waters were fabled to have the property of renewing youth. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pen \Pen\ (p[e^]n), n. [OE. penne, OF. penne, pene, F. penne, fr. L. penna.] 1. A feather. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A wing. [Obs.] --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. An instrument used for writing with ink, formerly made of a reed, or of the quill of a goose or other bird, but now also of other materials, as of steel, gold, etc. Also, originally, a stylus or other instrument for scratching or graving. [1913 Webster] Graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock. --Job xix. 24. [1913 Webster] 4. Fig.: A writer, or his style; as, he has a sharp pen. "Those learned pens." --Fuller. [1913 Webster] 5. (Zool.) The internal shell of a squid. [1913 Webster] 6. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zool.) A female swan; -- contrasted with cob, the male swan. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] Bow pen. See Bow-pen. Dotting pen, a pen for drawing dotted lines. Drawing pen, or Ruling pen, a pen for ruling lines having a pair of blades between which the ink is contained. Fountain pen, Geometric pen. See under Fountain, and Geometric. Music pen, a pen having five points for drawing the five lines of the staff. Pen and ink, or pen-and-ink, executed or done with a pen and ink; as, a pen and ink sketch. Pen feather. A pin feather. [Obs.] Pen name. See under Name. Sea pen (Zool.), a pennatula. [Usually written sea-pen.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fountain pen n 1: a pen that is supplied with ink from a reservoir in its barrel