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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fauna  \Fau"na\,  n.  [NL.:  cf  F.  faune.  See  {Faun}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  animals  of  any  given  area  or  epoch;  as  the  fauna  of 
  America;  fossil  fauna;  recent  fauna. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fauna 
  n  1:  all  the  animal  life  in  a  particular  region  [ant:  {vegetation}] 
  2:  a  living  organism  characterized  by  voluntary  movement  [syn: 
  {animal},  {animate  being},  {beast},  {brute},  {creature}] 




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