Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

fane

play
noun \ˈfān\

Definition of fane

  1. 1 :  temple

  2. 2 :  church



Origin and Etymology of fane

Middle English, from Latin fanum — more at feast


First Known Use: 15th century


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up fane? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a secret group of plotters

Get Word of the Day daily email!