silva

or syl·va

[sil-vuh]

noun

the forest trees of a particular area.
a descriptive flora of forest trees.

Nearby words

  1. silt,
  2. siltstone,
  3. silures,
  4. silurian,
  5. silurid,
  6. silvadine,
  7. silvan,
  8. silvana,
  9. silvanity,
  10. silvanus

Origin of silva

1840–50; < New Latin, special use of Latin silva woodland

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British Dictionary definitions for silva

silva

noun

a variant spelling of sylva
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