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frontispiece

According to Wikipedia: The word [frontispiece] comes from the French frontispice, which derives from the late Latin frontispicium, composed of the Latin frons (‘forehead’) and specere (‘to look at’). […] In English, it was originally used as an architectural term, referring to the decorative facade of a building. In the 17th century, in other languages […]