Meaning of sylvan

syl•van

Pronunciation: (sil'vun), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or inhabiting the woods.
  2. consisting of or abounding in woods or trees; wooded; woody: a shady, sylvan glade.
  3. made of trees, branches, boughs, etc.
—n.
  1. a person dwelling in a woodland region.
  2. a mythical deity or spirit of the woods.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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