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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Greek Mythology The god of woods, fields, and flocks, having a human torso and head with a goat's legs, horns, and ears.

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Homininae — the chimpanzees.
  • proper noun Greek mythology Greek god of nature, often visualized as half goat and half man playing pipes.
  • proper noun astronomy A moon of the planet Saturn.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English, from Latin Pān, from Greek.]

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From Ancient Greek Πάν (Pan).

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