A Word A Day : Fauna
( Noun )Fauna
Word of 5th July 2007: A Word A Day-Fauna
(FAW nuh): animals
• We saw little evidence of fauna
on our walk through the woods. We did, however, see plenty of flora, or plants.
• Flora and fauna
means plants and animals. The terms are used particularly in describing what lives in a particular region or environment.
• Arctic fauna
are very different from tropical fauna
• In Jim's yard, the flora consists mostly of weeds.
• It's easy to remember which of these words means what. Just remember fawns and flowers.
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