fronton

fronton

[fron-ton, fron-ton]
noun
1.
a building in which jai alai is played, containing the cancha or court and sometimes having facilities for betting.
2.
Informal. jai alai.

Origin:
1690–1700; < Spanish frontón, irregular augmentative of frente forehead, front

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fronton (ˈfrɒntɒn, frɒnˈtɒn)
 
n
a wall against which pelota or jai alai is played
 
[C17: from Spanish frontón, from frente forehead, from Latin frōns]

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