faunnoun [ C ]uk /fɔːn/ us /fɑːn/
Examples from literature
- Hidden among the wreaths of vines which adorn the jambs are the laughing heads of fauns.
- If flowers mate and beget as we do, why not winds and waters, why not gods and nymphs, fauns and fairies?
- In the piazza of the palace is a very beautiful fountain, utilized by one of the oldest Roman statues, representing a faun blowing water from a conch-shell.
- The faun is represented reclining against the trunk of a tree, partly draped in the spoils of a tiger.
- Then you'd believe in nymphs and fauns, and Pan, and all those kind of birds?