noun, plural fau·nas, fau·nae [faw-nee] /ˈfɔ ni/.
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Origin of fauna
OTHER WORDS FROM faunafau·nal, adjectivefau·nal·ly, adverb
Words nearby fauna
Example sentences from the Web for faunal
Faunal relationships and geographic distribution of mammals in Sonora, Mexico.A Synopsis of the North American Lagomorpha|E. Raymond Hall
Where two of the faunal realms meet there is usually, though not always, a mixing of faunas.
With over 125 illustrations from drawings by Philip R. Goodwin and from photographs, and with 40 faunal maps.A Book-Lover's Holidays in the Open|Theodore Roosevelt
But two species of the genus are known within our faunal limits.The Butterfly Book|William Jacob Holland
This diversity in the topography of the country afforded considerable variety in the faunal life of the region.Our Bird Comrades|Leander S. (Leander Sylvester) Keyser
British Dictionary definitions for faunal
noun plural -nas or -nae (-niː)
Derived forms of faunafaunal, adjectivefaunally, adverb
Word Origin for fauna
Medical definitions for faunal
n. pl. fau•nas
Scientific definitions for faunal
Plural faunas faunae (fô′nē′)
Cultural definitions for faunal
Animals, especially the animals of a particular place and time.