- [Zoöl] A young deer; a buck or doe of the first year. See Buck.
- The young of an animal; a whelp.(Obs)"The tigress] . . . followeth . . . after her fawns." [Holland.]
- A fawn color.
Etymology: OF. faon the young one of any beast, a fawn, F. faon a fawn, for fedon, fr. L. fetus. See Fetus