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Silvanella

A beautiful maga or fata in Bojardo, who raised a tomb over Narcissus, and then dissolved into a fountain. (Lib. ii. xvii. 56, etc.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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