Today's word of the day is sylvan, S-Y-L-V-A-N. Sylvan is an adjective that means located in the woods or Forrest.
A sylvan creature is one that lurks in the forrest. If you're familiar with Greek mythology you may think of the Greek god pan as such a being. And it is no coincidence that the Roman equivalent of Pan is named Sylvanus.
The forrest has always made James uneasy. He's put off by the thought of all those sylvan critters lurking in the bushes and weeds.
Once again, sylvan is spelled S-Y-L-V-A-N.