faun

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noun \ˈfȯn, ˈfän\

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


FAUN Defined for English Language Learners

faun

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Definition of faun for English Language Learners

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


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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