or Silvester II
(Gerbert) died 1003, French ecclesiastic: pope 999–1003.
original name Gerbert of Aurillac. c. 940–1003 ad, French ecclesiastic and scholar; pope (999–1003): noted for his achievements in mathematics and astronomy
noun 1. a female given name.
sylvian syl·vi·an (sĭl’vē-ən) adj. Relating to or described by Franciscus Sylvius (Franz de la Boö; 1614-1672), German-born Dutch physician and anatomist, or Jacobus Sylvius (Jaques Dubois; 1478-1555), French anatomist.
- Sylvian aqueduct
sylvian aqueduct n. See cerebral aqueduct.
noun, Chemistry. 1. abietic acid.