See also: Faun

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From Middle English fawn, from Latin Faunus.

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faun (plural fauns)

  1. (Roman mythology) A woodland creature with pointed ears, legs, and short horns of a goat and a fondness for unrestrained revelry.
    Synonym: satyr
  2. (entomology) Any of various nymphalid butterflies of the genus Faunis.

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NounEdit

faun

  1. Alternative form of fawn