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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Faun  \Faun\,  n.  [L.  Faunus,  fr  favere  to  be  favorable.  See 
  {Favor}.]  (Rom.  Myth.) 
  A  god  of  fields  and  shipherds  diddering  little  from  the 
  satyr.  The  fauns  are  usually  represented  as  half  goat  and 
  half  man. 
 
  Satyr  or  Faun,  or  Sylvan.  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  faun 
  n  :  ancient  Italian  deity  in  human  shape,  with  horns,  pointed 
  ears  and  a  goat's  tail;  equivalent  to  Greek  satyr 




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