sylva

[ sil-vuh ]
/ ˈsɪl və /

noun

Origin of sylva

From Latin

Definition for sylva (2 of 3)

Sylva

[ sil-vuh; Romanian seel-vah ]
/ ˈsɪl və; Romanian ˈsil vɑ /

noun

Car·men [kahr-muh n; Romanian kahr-men] /ˈkɑr mən; Romanian ˈkɑr mɛn/, pen name of Elizabeth, queen of Romania.

Definition for sylva (3 of 3)

silva

or syl·va

[ sil-vuh ]
/ ˈsɪl və /

noun

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

Origin of silva

1840–50; < New Latin, special use of Latin silva woodland
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British Dictionary definitions for sylva (1 of 2)

sylva

silva

/ (ˈsɪlvə) /

noun plural -vas or -vae (-viː)

the trees growing in a particular region

Word Origin for sylva

C17: Latin silva a wood

British Dictionary definitions for sylva (2 of 2)

silva

/ (ˈsɪlvə) /

noun

a variant spelling of sylva
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