AskDefine | Define silvan

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silvan adj : relating to or characteristic of wooded regions; "a shady sylvan glade" [syn: sylvan] n : a spirit that lives in or frequents the woods [syn: sylvan]

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From Medieval Latin sylvanus, from Latin Silvanus, god of the woods, from silva, forest.


  1. pertaining to the forest, or woodlands
  2. wooded, or covered in forest


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