What does sylvan mean?

Definitions for sylvan
ˈsɪl vənsyl·van

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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.

  2. sylvan(Adjective)

    pertaining to the forest, or woodlands

  3. sylvan(Adjective)

    residing in a forest or wood

  4. sylvan(Adjective)

    wooded, or covered in forest

  5. Origin: 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

  2. Sylvan(adj)

    abounding in forests or in trees; woody

  3. Sylvan(adj)

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

  4. Sylvan(noun)

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

  5. Origin: [Sylva + furfuran.]

Freebase

  1. Sylvan

    Sylvan is a German symphonic rock band.

How to pronounce sylvan?

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How to say sylvan in sign language?

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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:

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

  2. 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.

Images & Illustrations of sylvan

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