Definition of Sylvan. Meaning of Sylvan. Synonyms of Sylvan

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Definition of Sylvan

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Silvan Sil"van, a. [L. silva, less correctly sylva, a wood or grove, perh. akin to Gr. "y`lh; cf. L. Silvanus Silvanus the god of woods: cf. F. sylvain silvan. Cf. Savage.] Of or pertaining to woods; composed of woods or groves; woody. [Written also sylvan.] Betwixt two rows of rocks, a silvan scene Appears above, and groves forever green. --Dryden.
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Sylvan Syl"van, a. [See Silvan, a.] 1. Of or pertaining to a sylva; forestlike; hence, rural; rustic. The traditional memory of a rural and a sylvan region . . . is usually exact as well as tenacious. --De Quincey. 2. Abounding in forests or in trees; woody.
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Sylvan Syl"van, n. [L. Sylvanus, better Silvanus. See Silvan, a.] A fabled deity of the wood; a satyr; a faun; sometimes, a rustic. Her private orchards, walled on every side, To lawless sylvans all access denied. --Pope.
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Sylvan Syl"van, n. [Sylva + furfuran.] (Chem.) A liquid hydrocarbon obtained together with furfuran (tetrol) by the distillation of pine wood; -- called also methyl tetrol, or methyl furfuran.

Meaning of Sylvan from wikipedia

- Look up sylvan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Sylvan or Sylvans (from the Latin silva: "forest, woods") may refer to: Sylvan, Illinois, a former...
- Sylvan Esso is an American electronic pop duo from Durham, North Carolina, formed in 2013. The band consists of singer Amelia Meath (born July 2, 1988)...
- Sylvan Adams (Hebrew: סילבן אדמס) is an Israeli-Canadian billionaire businessman. Adams was born and raised in Canada. He served for close to 25 years...
- Sylvan Learning, Inc. (formerly Sylvan Learning Corporation) consists of franchised and corporate supplemental learning centers which provide personalized...
- songwriter, producer, and dancer who is a member of the musical groups Sylvan Esso and Mountain Man. She is based in Durham, North Carolina. Meath formed...
- Sylvan is a German progressive rock band. Kay Söhl and keyboardists Volker Söhl and Matthias Harder founded the band Temporal Temptation in 1990. That...
- Sylvan Lake is a town in central Alberta, Canada. It is approximately 25 kilometres (16 mi) west of the City of Red Deer along Highway 11 or Highway 11A...
- Nad Sylvan is a U.S. born Swedish progressive rock musician and songwriter, who is currently the vocalist in Steve Hackett’s band Genesis Revisited and...
- Sylvan is a masculine given name and a surname which may refer to: Sylvan Adams (born 1958), Israeli-Canadian businessman Sylvan Anderton (born 1934),...
- Sylvan Nathan Goldman (November 15, 1898 – November 25, 1984) was an American businessman and inventor of the shopping cart. His design had a pair of large...