What does sylvan mean?

Definitions for sylvan
ˈsɪl vənsyl·van

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sylvan.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sylvan, silvan(adj)

    a spirit that lives in or frequents the woods

  2. sylvan, silvan(adj)

    relating to or characteristic of wooded regions

    "a shady sylvan glade"

Wiktionary

  1. sylvan(Noun)

    One that resides in the woods.

    Etymology: From Medieval Latin sylvanus, from Latin Silvanus, god of the woods, from silva, forest.

  2. sylvan(Adjective)

    pertaining to the forest, or woodlands

    Etymology: From Medieval Latin sylvanus, from Latin Silvanus, god of the woods, from silva, forest.

  3. sylvan(Adjective)

    residing in a forest or wood

    Etymology: From Medieval Latin sylvanus, from Latin Silvanus, god of the woods, from silva, forest.

  4. sylvan(Adjective)

    wooded, or covered in forest

    Etymology: From Medieval Latin sylvanus, from Latin Silvanus, god of the woods, from silva, forest.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sylvan(adj)

    of or pertaining to a sylva; forestlike; hence, rural; rustic

    Etymology: [Sylva + furfuran.]

  2. Sylvan(adj)

    abounding in forests or in trees; woody

    Etymology: [Sylva + furfuran.]

  3. Sylvan(adj)

    a fabled deity of the wood; a satyr; a faun; sometimes, a rustic

    Etymology: [Sylva + furfuran.]

  4. Sylvan(noun)

    a liquid hydrocarbon obtained together with furfuran (tetrol) by the distillation of pine wood; -- called also methyl tetrol, or methyl furfuran

    Etymology: [Sylva + furfuran.]

Freebase

  1. Sylvan

    Sylvan is a German symphonic rock band.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sylvan in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sylvan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of sylvan in a Sentence

  1. Coast Guard:

    An estimated 25,000 barrels of gasoline blend stock were loaded on each barge. An unknown amount of product has been released from the damaged barge, air monitoring is being conducted along the shoreline from Sylvan Beach to Kemah.

  2. Coast Guard:

    Air monitoring is being conducted along the shoreline from Sylvan Beach to Kemah.

Images & Illustrations of sylvan

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