a female given name, form of Silvia or Sylvia.
adjective, noun 1. sylvan. adjective 1. of, relating 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. noun 4. a person dwelling in a woodland region. 5. a mythical deity or spirit of the woods. adjective 1. […]
adjective 1. living or growing in woodlands.
noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the scientific study of trees and their environment.
or sylviculture [sil-vi-kuhl-cher] /ˈsɪl vɪˌkʌl tʃər/ noun 1. the cultivation of forest trees; forestry. silviculture /ˈsɪlvɪˌkʌltʃə/ noun 1. the branch of forestry that is concerned with the cultivation of trees