faun definition by Webster's New World
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any of a class of minor Roman deities, usually represented as having the trunk of a man, but the horns, pointed ears, tail, and hind legs of a goat
Origin: Middle English ; from Classical Latin faunus: see Faunus
faun definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun Roman Mythology
Any of a group of rural deities represented as having the body of a man and the horns, ears, tail, and sometimes legs of a goat.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Latin Faunus, Faunus.