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Fauʹna (2 syl.)

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The animals of a country at any given geological period; so called from the mythological fauns, who were the patrons of wild animals.

Nor less the place of curious plant he knows—

He both his Flora and his Fauna shows.”


Crabbe: Bcrough.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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