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. Also,silvan.