sylvia

noun syl·via \ ˈsilvēə \

Definition of sylvia

1 capitalized : the type genus of warblers of the formerly extensive family Sylviidae restricted to the European whitethroat, the blackcap, and related forms
2 plural -s : any warbler of the genus Sylvia

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Origin and Etymology of sylvia

New Latin, from the name Sylvia, often used as a nickname for a robin


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