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Definition of Faunus

Faunus
Faunus Fau"nus, n.;pl. Fauni. [L.] (Myth.) See Faun.

Meaning of Faunus from wikipedia

- suggested that Faunus is identical with Favonius,[betterĀ sourceĀ needed] one of the Roman wind gods (compare the Anemoi). The name Faunus is generally thought...
- lesser versions of their chief, the god Faunus. Before their conflation with Gr**** satyrs, they and Faunus were represented as naked men (e.g. the Barberini...
- Faunus ater is a species of brackish water snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Pachychilidae. Faunus ater is the only species...
- wife, sister, or daughter of Faunus (the Roman counterpart of Pan). Varro regarded her as the female counterpart of Faunus, and said that the fauni all...
- Polygonia faunus, the green comma, Faunus comma, or Faunus anglewing is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. Subspecies include: Polygonia faunus smythi...
- occurred at about the same time as Lupercalia, a Roman festival in honor of Faunus and also the wolf who nursed Romulus and Remus, during which expiatory sacrifices...
- The Temple of Faunus (Latin: aedes Fauni) was an ancient Roman temple on the southern end of the Tiber Island in Rome, dedicated to Faunus, the god of flocks...
- Harpalus faunus is a species of ground beetle in the subfamily Harpalinae. It was described by Say in 1823. "Harpalus faunus Say, 1823". Catalogue of...
- sometimes identified with the god Pan in Gr**** mythology. The Roman god Faunus is a variation of Lupercus, also linked to the festival of Lupercalia. "A...
- until they were rescued by the shepherd Faustulus. Luperci, the priests of Faunus, celebrated certain ceremonies of the Lupercalia at the cave, from the earliest...