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)

Origin: L. Faunus, fr. Favere to be favorable. See Favor.

(01 Mar 1998)

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