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Noun: fauna (faunae,faunas)  fo-nu
  1. All the animal life in a particular region or period
    "the fauna of China";
    - zoology
     
  2. A living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    - animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature

Sounds like: fa

Derived forms: faunae, faunas

Type of: accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, being, collection, organism

Antonym: flora

Part of: animal kingdom, Animalia, biology, biota, kingdom Animalia

Encyclopedia: Fauna, Bloemfontein