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Definition of the noun silvan

What does silvan mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: silvans

  1. a spirit that lives in or frequents the woods
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of silvan: sylvan
    • more generic terms: disembodied spirit / spirit = any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings

Definition of the adjective silvan

What does silvan mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. relating to or characteristic of wooded regions

Alternative definition of the adjective silvan


  1. pertaining to the forest, or woodlands
  2. wooded, or covered in forest


Silvan is a town in Victoria, Australia, 40 km east of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2006 Census, Silvan had a population of 1908.


Silvan is an Italian illusionist, writer and television personality.

  • born in (80 years ago) in Venice

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Google previewA dictionary of the derivations of the English language (1872)

by English language

Silvan, (sil'van) a. [L. silva, sylva, a wood or grove.] Pertaining to or composed of woods or groves; woody. Silver, (sil'ver) n. [A.-S. silfor, syl- fer, Icel. si'lfr, D, zitver ...

Google previewThe anti-absurd or phrenotypic English pronouncing & orthographical dictionary (1845)

by Bartłomiej Beniowski

E sylijina's SILIQUA silikwa SILIQUose silikwe's SILIQUous silikwus SILK silk SILKEN silken SILKwon M silkwurm SILKY silke SILL sil SILLABUB silabub SILLILY sililu SILLINEss silines SILLY sile SILLYHow silehā SILVAN silvan SILVER ...

Google previewThe Clarendon dictionary (1883)

by William Hand Browne

SILVAN SISTER Silvan, si l' van, a. pertaining to, or Off, o'bze; use, pull, up: oil. ont; thin, the; get, jet: kin, sin; chip, az(zu)ure.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cultivated Plants (2013)

From Acacia to Zinnia by Christopher Cumo

The new varieties Silvan and Waldo may challenge Thornless Evergreen and Marion for acreage. In California, Olallie is processed into a variety of foods. It is popular because the farmer may harvest it by machine. Erect varieties do well in ...

Google previewAn Analytical Dictionary of the English Language in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity, independent of alphabetical arrangement, and the signification of each is traced from its etymology ... To which are added, an introduction, containing a new grammar of the language, and an alphabetical index, etc (1835)

by David BOOTH (Author of the Analytical Dictionary.)

FROG HOPPER SILVAN. 103 WoLn, or YaLLow-wssu, (Rsssm Iuteola) has also the name of Dyers-weed; but the true Woan, used by Dyers, is the Isms tinctoria. Rssxm hated,- is Bass Router, and theodorata is the well known sweet-scented ...

Google previewAn English Pronouncing Dictionary (2002)

by Daniel Jones, Beverley Collins, Inger M. Mees

silvan 'silvan Silvanus sil 'veinas silv|er (s. v.), -ers, ...

Google previewA General Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language (1814)

To which is Added, a Vocabulary of Scripture Proper Names, &c by George Fulton

mud; slime - Silvan, silvan, a. full of woods; frequenting the woods [a. made of silver; ...

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Small photo of The wooden in swamp grass and bluw sky, silvan peacrful and relax / Cooling lookSmall photo of The scenic arch bridge, named Dicle or Silvan, connects two banks of the Tigris River, Diyarbakir, Turkey.Small photo of Mythical wood goblin (silvan) and wood spirits emerging from the burning tree. Halloween concept.Small photo of The night sky, Silvan Victoria AustraliaSmall photo of The Milky Way, Silvan Victoria AustraliaSmall photo of Aarhus, Denmark - December 13, 2015: Silvan logo. Silvan is a danish retail do it yourself store with headquarters in Aarhus, Denmark.Small photo of Purple Tulips at Tulip Festival, Silvan, Australia More...

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We have the responsibility to protect our people and that's why we're building this fence. We've suffered from 19,000 terrorist attacks during the last three years. (Silvan Shalom)
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Scrabble value of S1I1L1V4A1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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