noun \ˈfn, ˈfän\

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

Full Definition of FAUN

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

Origin of FAUN

Middle English, from Latin faunus, from Faunus
First Known Use: 14th century

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