noun (1)
sel·​va | \ ˈselvə \
plural -s

Definition of selva

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: tropical rain forest


noun (2)
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plural -s

Definition of selva (Entry 2 of 2)

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History and Etymology for selva

Noun (1)

Spanish & Portuguese, forest, from Latin silva wood, grove

Noun (2)

from La Selva, estancia near Bogotá, Colombia

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