fauna n

      [NL, fr. L Fauna, sister of Faunus, the Roman god of animals] : animal life
faunistic adj
      of or relating to zoography
flamen n
      [ME flamin, fr. L Flamen, the special priests of the true Roman gods] : a priest, esp. in ancient Rome
flora n
      [NL, fr. L Flora, Roman goddess of flowers, fr. L flor-, flos] : plant or bacterial life
Friday n
      [ME, fr. OE frigedaeg, fr. (assumed) Frig Frigga + daeg day, prehistoric trans. of L dies Veneris Venus' day] : the sixth day of the week, following Thursday

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