Silvani

Silvanus

[sil-vey-nuhs]
noun, plural Silvani [sil-vey-nahy] , for 2. Roman Religion.
1.
the god of forests and uncultivated land, later worshiped under three aspects, as the protector of the house, of the herds, and of the boundaries of the farm.
2.
(lowercase) any of a number of forest spirits, identified with fauns.
Also, Sylvanus.


Origin:
< Latin; see sylvan

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Silvanus or Sylvanus (sɪlˈveɪnəs)
 
n
Roman myth Greek counterpart: Pan the Roman god of woodlands, fields, and flocks
 
[Latin: from silva woodland]
 
Sylvanus or Sylvanus
 
n
 
[Latin: from silva woodland]

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