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Silvan

silvan

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.


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