There are 2 definitions of fawn in English:

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noun

  • 1A young deer in its first year: a six-month-old roe fawn
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    • There is also the loss of wild life, especially deer and their young fawns who graze high on the mountain slope and shelter in the forestry.
    • Of course the original snowdoll melted in the end, and also some of the younger deer - fawns - used to lick it, which didn't help, but there you go.
    • Most of their predation of deer is on fawns, although several members of a pack could bring down an adult.

verb

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  • (Of a deer) produce young: the forest was closed for hunting when the does were fawning

Phrases

in fawn

(Of a deer) pregnant.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French faon, based on Latin fetus 'offspring'; compare with fetus.

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There are 2 definitions of fawn in English:

fawn2

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Pronunciation: /fɔːn
 
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verb

[no object]

Origin

Old English fagnian 'make or be glad', of Germanic origin; related to fain.

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