faunal

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

fauna (animals) +‎ -al (pertaining to)

AdjectiveEdit

faunal (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to animals.
  2. Pertaining to a specific fauna of a given region or time.

Usage notesEdit

A technical term; in conversation, one instead uses animal attributively.

HyponymsEdit

Last modified on 27 March 2012, at 13:23