faun vs fawn :

faun or fawn

A faun is a part-goat, part human-shaped mythological being. The most famous faun in modern literature is Mr. Tumnus in C.S. Lewis’ Narnia novels.A fawn is a young deer; and to fawn over someone is to show exaggerated affection or admiration for someone, usually to gain some advantage.

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  • n  ancient Italian deity in human shape, with horns, pointed ears and a goat's tail; equivalent to Greek satyr

  • n  a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color
  • n  a young deer
  • v  show submission or fear
  • v  try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
  • v  have fawns
    deer fawn
News & Articles

  • File Under Other: Faun and a Pan Flute
    Nine-man ensemble's refined absurdities flourish on the fringe by Bobby Power Faun and a Pan Flute thrives in the gray areas that exist on the fringes of math rock, prog, and psychedelia. Depending on the night or studio session, Faun can go from roving gang of focused absurdists and high-minded mad geniuses to a band jamming out a tune.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    June 20, 2013 - Creative Loafing Atlanta
  • The North America Office of Duesseldorf Tourism and Duesseldorf Airport Announces: Three Ballet Pieces in One Show ...
    Jerome Robbins’ classic “Afternoon of a Faun,” Hans van Manen’s “Without Words,” and world premier “Nacht umstellt” (night surrounded) by Martin Schläpfer are the pieces featured in “b.16,” one of the highlights of this ballet season at Düsseldorf’s Opera House. (PRWeb June 07, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10808893.htm
    June 7, 2013 - PRWeb

  • Oregon workers rescue fawn
    Public transit workers in Oregon rescued a baby deer that was taking a cat nap on the train tracks! The fawn... Which workers nicknamed "Bambi" Was found sleeping on the tracks at a tri-met commuter rail facility around six o'clock Monday morning in Wilsonville. This video, released by Trimet Shows an employee carefully putting a blanket over the fawn... Trying not to disturb or startle the ...
    June 13, 2013 - WPTZ Burlington
  • Rare Muntjac fawn born at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo
    Syracuse >> A rare fawn born has been born at  Rosamond Gifford Zoo.
    June 12, 2013 - The Oneida Daily Dispatch
  • Rosamond Gifford Zoo announces birth of Chinese muntjac fawn
    The Rosamond Gifford Zoo announced the birth of a Chinese muntjac fawn, Fang. He is the first muntjac fawn born in Syracuse in 15 years.
    June 12, 2013 - CNYCentral.com