Faun meaning

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Any of numerous rural deities represented as having the body of a man and the horns, ears, tail, and sometimes legs of a goat.
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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.
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(obsolete) Plural form of fauna / Alternative form of faunae.
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Origin of faun

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin Faunus Faunus

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