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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.
Sylvan
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.
Sylvan
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.
Sylvan
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

- Sylvan or Sylvans (from the Latin silva: "forest, woods") may refer to: Sylvan, Illinois, a former settlement Sylvan, Wisconsin, a town Sylvan (community)...
- 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 Lake is a town in central Alberta, Canada. It is located 25 kilometres (16 mi) west of the City of Red Deer along Highway 11 or Highway 11A. It...
- Sylvan Learning, Inc. (formerly Sylvan Learning Corporation) consists of franchised and corporate supplemental learning centers which provide personalized...
- The Sylvan Fire is a wildfire that started in the Sylvan Lake State Park in Colorado on June 20, 2021. The fire has so far burned 3,792 acres (1,535 ha)...
- Sylvan Lake is a lake located in Custer State Park, in the Black Hills of South Dakota, United States. It was created in 1881 when Theodore Reder built...
- 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 Adams (Hebrew: סילבן אדמס‎) is a businessman and Israeli-Canadian billionaire. Adams was born and raised in Canada. He served for close to 25 years...
- Sylvan Richardson is a British guitarist, composer, and m****eur. Best known for being the one-time guitarist of Simply Red, after the second album Men...
- Sylvan Lake may refer to: Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada Sylvan Lake, Michigan, United States Sylvan Lake, New York, United States Sylvan Lake (Alberta)...