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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fawn]
    • /fɔn/
    • /fɔːn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawn]
    • /fɔn/

Definitions of faun word

  • noun faun one of a class of rural deities represented as men with the ears, horns, tail, and later also the hind legs of a goat. 1
  • noun faun One of a class of lustful rural gods, represented as a man with a goat's horns, ears, legs, and tail. 1
  • noun faun mythology: goat-man 1
  • countable noun faun A faun is an imaginary creature which is like a man with goat's legs and horns. 0
  • noun faun (in Roman legend) a rural deity represented as a man with a goat's ears, horns, tail, and hind legs 0
  • noun faun any of a class of minor Roman deities, usually represented as having the trunk of a man, but the horns, pointed ears, tail, and hind legs of a goat 0

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Origin of faun

First appearance:

before 1325
One of the 16% oldest English words
1325-75; Middle English (< Old French faune) < Latin faunus; cf. Faunus

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Parts of speech for Faun


faun popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 79% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

faun usage trend in Literature

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