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forest vs silva silva vs forest

forest and silva both are nouns.

forest is a verb but silva is not a verb.

As nouns, silva is a hyponym of forest; that is, silva is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than forest and silva is a type of forest with the definitions:
  • land that is covered with trees and shrubs
Other hyponyms of forest include greenwood, riparian forest, sylva, tree farm.
forest (noun) silva (noun)
the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area the forest trees growing in a country or region
land that is covered with trees and shrubs
forest (verb) silva (verb)
establish a forest on previously unforested land