Any of numerous rural deities represented as having the body of a man and the horns, ears, tail, and sometimes legs of a goat.
Any of a class of minor Roman deities, usually represented as having the trunk of a man and the horns, pointed ears, tail, and hind legs of a goat.
(obsolete) Plural form of fauna / Alternative form of faunae.
Origin of faun
Middle English from Old French from Latin FaunusFaunus
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Faun Sentence Examples
It doesn't even hurt anymore!' 'I make all things new,' said the faun.
Unlike her sister fairies Tinker Bell, Rosetta, Faun and more, Vidia is selfish and mean.
Narnia is populated with delightful and magical characters, including the first resident Lucy meets, the faun Mr. Tumnus, with the torso of a human and the lower half of a goat.
The Public Library building is Romanesque and elaborately ornamented; the building was presented to the city by James P. Baxter; in the library is the statue, by Benjamin Paul Akers (1825-1861), of the dead pearl-diver, well known from Hawthorne's description in The Marble Faun.