silvan

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Medieval Latin sylvanus, from Latin Silvanus(god of the woods), from silva(forest).

Adjective[edit]

silvan (comparative more silvan, superlative most silvan)

  1. Alternative form of sylvan
    • Dryden
      Betwixt two rows of rocks, a silvan scene / Appears above, and groves forever green.
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Etymology 2[edit]

See sylvanium.

Noun[edit]

silvan (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry, obsolete) tellurium

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