Associations to the word «Fauna»


FAUNA, noun. (uncountable) animals considered as a group; especially those of a particular country, region, time, etc.
FAUNA, noun. (countable) a book, cataloguing the animals of a country etc.
FAUNA, proper noun. (Roman god) The goddess of animals, nature, spring and fertility; she is also the consort of Faunus.
FAUNA, proper noun. A female given name.

Dictionary definition

FAUNA, noun. All the animal life in a particular region or period; "the fauna of China"; "the zoology of the Pliocene epoch".
FAUNA, noun. A living organism characterized by voluntary movement.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope