What is another word for faun?

Pronunciation: [fˈɔːn] (IPA)

The word "faun" is often associated with the half-human half-goat mythical creature from Greek mythology, also known as a satyr. However, there are several other synonyms for the word "faun" that are less commonly used. These include "puck," "forest spirit," "wild man," "sylvan," and "woodwose." Each of these words also conjures up images of a wild and untamed creature, often found in forests and other natural settings. While the traditional image of a faun may be the most well-known, these other synonyms offer a wider range of imagery and could be useful in creative writing or poetry.

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    • Noun, singular or mass
      fauna, Faune.

What are the hypernyms for Faun?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Faun?

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Usage examples for Faun

It was Flamby's discovery of the identity of the tall lady, closely veiled, whom she had seen one night descending from a cab and hurrying under the arch into the little courtyard of the faun, which first had awakened that indefinite fear whereof she had spoken to Don.
"The Orchard of Tears"
Sax Rohmer
He helped her to put on the coat, which enveloped her grotesquely, led her to the low parapet which surrounded the figure of the dancing faun and stepped toward the door of James's studio.
"The Orchard of Tears"
Sax Rohmer
His ears slightly suggested a faun.
"The Way of Ambition"
Robert Hichens

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