Avifauna Definition

āvə-fônə, ăvə-
noun
The birds of a specified region or time.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Avifauna

Noun

Singular:
avifauna
Plural:
avifaunae, avifaunas

Origin of Avifauna

  • New Latin, from Latin avis (“bird”) + New Latin fauna (“animals”), from Latin Faunus (“god of herdsmen”)

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin avis bird awi- in Indo-European roots fauna

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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