1. Animaux. La faune africaine.
2. (Au figuré) (Péjoratif) Engeance. La faune des boîtes de nuit.
A basic group of natural objects that includes all living and extinct animals — compare mineral kingdom, plant kingdom
ETYM New Lat.: cf. French faune. Related to Faun.
All the animal life in a particular region.
Animal life of region, period, etc.
All living things (except people) that are undomesticated.
1. (Antiquité romaine) Divinité champętre.
ETYM Latin Faunus, from favere to be favorable. Related to Favor.
Ancient Italian deity in human shape, with horns, pointed ears and a goat's tail; equivalent to Greek satyr.