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



BrE BrE//fɔːn//
; NAmE NAmE//fɔːn//
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(in ancient Roman stories) a god of the woods, with a man’s face and body and a goat’s legs and horns Word Originlate Middle English: from the name of the pastoral god Faunus, who is associated with wooded places.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: faun