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English noun: fauna

1. fauna (group) all the animal life in a particular region or period


SamplesThe fauna of China.
The zoology of the Pliocene epoch.


Synonymszoology


Broader (hypernym)accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection


Narrower (hyponym)avifauna


Member holonymanimal group


Member meronymbiology, biota


Antonymsbotany, flora, vegetation

2. fauna a living organism characterized by voluntary movement


Synonymsanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature


Broader (hypernym)being, organism


Narrower (hyponym)acrodont, adult, biped, captive, chordate, conceptus, creepy-crawly, critter, darter, domestic animal, domesticated animal, ectotherm, embryo, feeder, female, fertilized egg, fictional animal, game, giant, herbivore, hexapod, homeotherm, homoiotherm, homotherm, insectivore, invertebrate, larva, male, marine animal, marine creature, mate, metazoan, migrator, molter, moulter, mutant, offspring, omnivore, peeper, pest, pet, pleurodont, poikilotherm, predator, predatory animal, prey, pureblood, purebred, quarry, racer, range animal, scavenger, sea animal, sea creature, stayer, stunt, survivor, thoroughbred, varment, varmint, work animal, young, zooplankton


Part holonymcaput, face, head


Member meronymanimal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia


Substance holonymanimal tissue


Domain category membersactinomycete, adult, all-devouring, big, body, bone, bone-covered, crested, crop, debone, diet, domesticate, domesticate, domesticise, domesticize, drench, epizootic, flesh-eating, free-swimming, full-grown, fully grown, graze, gregarious, grown, grownup, half-blooded, half-bred, half-breed, hispid, humaneness, insectivorous, meat-eating, micro-organism, microorganism, nose, organic structure, pasture, physical structure, phytophagic, phytophagous, phytophilous, plant-eating, reclaim, registered, ritual killing, sacrifice, schistosome dermatitis, side, sitter, social, stander, swimmer's itch, tame, tame, topknotted, tracking, trailing, transmitter, trap, tufted, unattached, unregistered, vector, wart, zoophagous









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