a type of optical phenomenon in which trees reflect rays of light, esp. via water on the leaves
noun, plural Sylvani [sil-vey-nahy] /sɪlˈveɪ naɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. Silvanus. 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 […]
adjective 1. sylvan. adjective 1. growing, living, or occurring in a wood or beneath a tree Also sylvestral (sɪlˈvɛstrəl)
noun 1. a male given name. noun 1. Saint, died a.d. 335, pope 314–335. Sylvester II or Silvester II noun 1. (Gerbert) died 1003, French ecclesiastic: pope 999–1003. Sylvester II /sɪlˈvɛstə/ noun 1. original name Gerbert of Aurillac. c. 940–1003 ad, French ecclesiastic and scholar; pope (999–1003): noted for his achievements in mathematics and astronomy
- Sylvester I
noun 1. Saint, died a.d. 335, pope 314–335.