Rom. Myth. a god of nature, the patron of farming and animals: identified with the Greek Pan
Origin of FaunusClassical Latin from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Indo-European an unverified form dhaunos, wolf, strangler from base an unverified form dhau-, to strangle from source Classical Greek Daunos; influenced, influence by Roman folk-etym. associated, association with Classical Latin favere, to favor
A god of nature and fertility.
Origin of FaunusLatin