Faust

play
noun \ˈfau̇st\
variants: or

Faustus

play \ˈfau̇-stəs, ˈfȯ-\

Definition of Faust

  1. :  a magician of German legend who enters into a compact with the devil

Origin and Etymology of faust

German


First Known Use: 1589


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contemplative of or relative to the past

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