Sylvanus


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Syl·va·nus

 (sĭl-vā′nəs)
n. Roman Mythology
Variant of Silvanus.

Sylvanus

(sɪlˈveɪnəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) a variant spelling of Silvanus
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sylvanus - (Roman mythology) god of woods and fields and flocksSylvanus - (Roman mythology) god of woods and fields and flocks; Pan is the Greek counterpart
Roman mythology - the mythology of the ancient Romans
References in classic literature ?
Rejoicing, singing songs, honoring her as their Queen, waving branches, scattering flowers beneath her feet, they lead her to their chief Sylvanus.
Sylvanus Bowser of Fort Wayne, Indiana made the pump for a customer to dispense a single barrel of fuel for lamps and stoves.
Davies A Queenie Sadly passed away on Feb 23, 2015, Queenie, of Ystrad Mynach; dearly beloved wife of the late Sylvanus, much loved and loving Mam of Leighton, Howard, Marilyn, June and their spouses, also a cherished Nanna to all of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Whenever people gather in a place like this, there are bound to be some social problems like diseases," Sylvanus Papka, a top health official, told The Associated Press on Friday.
Sylvanus Thayer, West Point's fifth superintendent and known as the ''Father of the Military Academy.
In what one might call his valedictory speech, given when he received the 2012 Sylvanus Thayer Award, he approvingly cited President Harry Truman's admonition, "If you want to be a good American, then you must know your history.
The NAC managers are Eino Amaambo, Gerson Katjangua, Faye Kandjeo, Oscar Hamutenya, Sylvanus Sakaria, Johannes Vatilifa, Mia Davids, Florian Beukes, Angela Sibalatani, Bernard Sinvula, Titus Shuungula and Tangee Kao.
The West Midlands Police trio of Dave Ameghino, Sylvanus Ward and Dean Opbroek crushed Colebridge Eagles 9-1.
Sylvanus Akpaku, 18, became one of the first people in the country to plead guilty to the new offence of "drunk cycling" under the 2010 Road Traffic Act yesterday.
William's royal lineage includes girls called Eusabia, Thomasin and Hyacinthe - with five boys named Lanceleot and others called Marmaduke and Sylvanus.
On 13 January 1963, one of Nkrumah's betes noires in Africa, the president of neighbouring Togo, Sylvanus Olympio, was assassinated in a coup and his government overthrown.
Enquiries and phone analysis identified "Visa" as Sylvanus Coker-Anderson, a prominent member of Birmingham's Johnson Crew gang.