Of or pertaining to woods; composed of woods or groves; woody.
Alternative forms: sylvan] Betwixt two rows of rocks, a silvan scene Appears above, and groves forever green. (Dryden)
Origin: L. Silva, less correctly sylva, a wood or grove, perh. Akin to Gr. ylh; cf. L. Silvanus Silvanus the god of woods: cf. F. Sylvain silvan. Cf. Savage.