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silva

or syl·va

[ sil-vuh ]
/ ˈsɪl və /
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noun

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

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Origin of silva

1840–50; <New Latin, special use of Latin silva woodland
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British Dictionary definitions for silva

silva
/ (ˈsɪlvə) /

noun

a variant spelling of sylva
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