The Roman name for satyrs, mythical creatures who were part man and part goat.
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There were enchanting angels, and there were huge fauns and satyrs.Great Artists, Vol 1.|Jennie Ellis Keysor
I can see the rooms crusted with ormolu, the fauns foisted on the ceiling, the ripping rident goddesses on the walls.
But four years later, as we have seen, Nashe confounds elves with fairies in deriving all alike from fauns and dryads.The Sources and Analogues of 'A Midsummer-night's Dream'|Compiled by Frank Sidgwick
Besides Gillot, the great designer of fauns and naiads had returned there more flourishing than ever.
Reference is made to fauns and naiads in Milton's "Lycidas."Stories of Old Greece and Rome|Emilie Kip Baker