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 Faults.Faust (1 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fau’na (2 syl.).
 
The animals of a country at any given geological period; so called from the mythological fauns, who were the patrons of wild animals.   1
       
“Nor less the place of curious plant he knows—
He both his Flora and his Fauna shows.”
       
Crabbe: Bcrough.
 


 Faults.Faust (1 syl.). 

 
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