English

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Etymology

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New Latin, from Latin avis (bird) + New Latin fauna (animals), from Latin Faunus (god of herdsmen)

Noun

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avifauna (usually uncountable, plural avifaunas or avifaunae)

  1. The birds, or all the kinds of birds, inhabiting a region.
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Dutch

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Etymology

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From avi- +‎ fauna, perhaps borrowed.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˌaː.viˈfɑu̯.naː/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: avi‧fau‧na
  • Rhymes: -ɑu̯naː

Noun

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avifauna f (plural avifauna's)

  1. avifauna, bird fauna; the birdlife of an area
  2. A book about bird fauna.

Spanish

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Noun

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avifauna f (plural avifaunas)

  1. avifauna, bird life

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