noun Classical Mythology.
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Origin of faun
OTHER WORDS FROM faunfaun·like, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH faunfaun fawn
Words nearby faun
Example sentences from the Web for fauns
Nor have the dryads and the fauns been frighted away for good.Vanishing Roads and Other Essays|Richard Le Gallienne
I have another in the house; but it is not decorated with fauns and satyrs and foliage, like this.Imaginary Conversations and Poems|Walter Savage Landor
Fairies and goblins, fauns and spirits, these are but names and personifications of a real life.The Soul of a People|H. Fielding
But in the spring Ameto finds her again near a temple in which are gathered a company of fauns, dryads, satyrs, and naiads.Giovanni Boccaccio, a Biographical Study|Edward Hutton
Roman gods of a class between the “immortal” and the “mortal,” such as the Satyrs and Fauns.1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described|Edward S. Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for fauns
Derived forms of faunfaunlike, adjective
Word Origin for faun
Cultural definitions for fauns
The Roman name for satyrs, mythical creatures who were part man and part goat.