Sylvan Definition

sĭlvən
adjective
Of or characteristic of the woods or forest.
Webster's New World
Living or found in the woods or forest.
Webster's New World
Wooded.
Webster's New World
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noun
One who lives in the woods.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Sylvan

Noun

Singular:
sylvan
Plural:
sylvans

Origin of Sylvan

  • Medieval Latin sylvānus from Latin Silvānus god of the woods from silva forest

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Medieval Latin sylvanus, from Latin Silvanus (“god of the woods"), from silva (“forest").

    From Wiktionary

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