syl·van also sil·van (sĭlvən)
1. Relating to or characteristic of woods or forest regions.
2. Located in or inhabiting a wood or forest.
3. Abounding in trees; wooded.
One that lives in or frequents the woods.
[Medieval Latin sylvānus, from Latin Silvānus, god of the woods, from silva, forest.]
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