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silvan

[sil-vuh n] /ˈsɪl vən/
adjective, noun
1.
Related forms
silvanity
[sil-van-i-tee] /sɪlˈvæn ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for silvan

silvan

/ˈsɪlvən/
adjective
1.
a variant spelling of sylvan

sylvan

/ˈsɪlvən/
adjective
1.
of, characteristic of, or consisting of woods or forests
2.
living or located in woods or forests
3.
idyllically rural or rustic
noun
4.
an inhabitant of the woods, esp a spirit
Word Origin
C16: from Latin silvānus, from silva forest
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