Definition of fawn noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//fɔːn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//fɔːn//
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  1. 1 [countable] a deer less than one year old
  2. 2 [uncountable] a light yellowish-brown colour
  3. Word Originnoun late Middle English: from Old French faon, based on Latin fetus ‘offspring’; compare with fetus.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fawn

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