Other Word Forms of Fauna
Origin of Fauna
New Latin, from Latin Fauna, sister of Faunus 'god of forests and herdsmen'; akin to Ancient Greek θαῦνον (thaunon, “wild animal, beast”), thýs 'jackal, wild dog; panther', Phrygian dáos 'wolf'.
Late Latin Fauna sister of Faunus
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Find Similar Words
Find similar words to fauna using the buttons below.