1. <zoology> A young deer; a buck or doe of the first year. See Buck.

2. The young of an animal; a whelp. "[The tigress] . . . Followeth . . . After her fawns." (Holland)

3. A fawn colour.

Origin: OF. Faon the young one of any beast, a fawn, F. Faon a fawn, for fedon, fr. L. Fetus. See Foetus.

(01 Mar 1998)

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