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.

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