a fern, Diplazium pycnocarpon, of eastern North America, having fronds from 20 to 30 inches (50.8 to 76.2 cm) long on yellowish-green stalks.
noun 1. Chemistry. a white, ductile metallic element, used for making mirrors, coins, ornaments, table utensils, photographic chemicals, conductors, etc. Symbol: Ag; atomic weight: 107.870; atomic number: 47; specific gravity: 10.5 at 20°C. 2. coin made of this metal; specie; money: a handful of silver. 3. this metal as a commodity or considered as a […]
noun, plural Silvani [sil-vey-nahy] /sɪlˈveɪ naɪ/ (Show IPA), for 2. Roman Religion. 1. the god of forests and uncultivated land, later worshiped under three aspects, as the protector of the house, of the herds, and of the boundaries of the farm. 2. (lowercase) any of a number of forest spirits, identified with fauns. noun 1. […]
noun 1. 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. […]