- the forest trees of a certain area
- pl. -·vas or -·vae a book or treatise describing the trees of a certain area
Origin of silvaModern Latin from L, forest, probably from Indo-European an unverified form (k)selwa-; akin to Classical Greek xylon, wood
nounpl. sil·vas, or sil·vae also syl·vas or syl·vae
- The trees or forests of a region.
- A written work on the trees or forests of a region.
Origin of silvaLatin forest
From Latin silva
- A surname.