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sylvan

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noun syl·van \ˈsil-vən\

Definition of sylvan

  1. :  one that frequents groves or woods



1565

First Known Use of sylvan

1565


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sylvan

adjective syl·van

Simple Definition of sylvan

  • : having a lot of woods or trees

Full Definition of sylvan

  1. 1a :  living or located in the woods or forestb :  of, relating to, or characteristic of the woods or forest

  2. 2a :  made, shaped, or formed of woods or treesb :  abounding in woods, groves, or trees :  wooded

Origin of sylvan

Medieval Latin silvanus, sylvanus, from Latin silva, sylva wood


First Known Use: circa 1583


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