Silvanus


Silvanus

Silvanus or Syl·va·nus [sil-vey-nuh s] Word Origin noun, plural Sil·va·ni [sil-vey-nahy] /sɪlˈveɪ naɪ/ 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.

Origin of Silvanus From Latin; see origin at sylvan British Dictionary definitions for silvanus Silvanus Sylvanus noun

  1. Roman myth the Roman god of woodlands, fields, and flocksGreek counterpart: Pan

Word Origin for Silvanus Latin: from silva woodland

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