faunal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fauna (animals) +‎ -al (pertaining to)

Adjective[edit]

faunal (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to animals.
  2. Pertaining to a specific fauna of a given region or time.

Usage notes[edit]

A technical term; in conversation, one instead uses animal attributively.

Hyponyms[edit]