Pronunciation: (sil'vun), [key]
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.
1. a person dwelling in a woodland region.
2. a mythical deity or spirit of the woods. Also,silvan.
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