Word of the day – sylvan

For the next few weeks, METS will be posting a word of the day. Some will be in the SAT prep vein, others will be college-related words you may have heard, and not completely understood.

Today’s word is: sylvan


  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.


  1. a person dwelling in a woodland region.
  2. a mythical deity or spirit of the woods.