silva

noun
sil·​va | \ ˈsil-və How to pronounce silva (audio) \

Definition of silva

: the forest trees of a region or country

First Known Use of silva

circa 1848, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for silva

New Latin, from Latin, wood, forest

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The first known use of silva was circa 1848

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“Silva.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/silva. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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