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faun

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noun \ˈfȯn, ˈfän\

Simple Definition of faun

  • : a creature in Roman mythology that is part human and part goat

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of faun

  1. :  a figure in Roman mythology similar to but gentler than the satyr

Origin and Etymology of faun

Middle English, from Latin faunus, from Faunus


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with faun


FAUN Defined for Kids

faun

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noun \ˈfȯn\

Definition of faun for Students

  1. :  a Roman god of country life represented as part goat and part man




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