savin

noun
sav·in | \ˈsa-vən \

Definition of savin 

1 : a Eurasian juniper (Juniperus sabina) with dark berrylike cones and foliage

First Known Use of savin

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for savin

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin (herba) sabina, literally, Sabine plant

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savin

noun
sav·in | \ˈsav-ən \

Medical Definition of savin 

: a mostly prostrate Eurasian evergreen juniper (Juniperus sabina) with dark foliage and small berries having a glaucous bloom and with bitter acrid tops that are sometimes used in folk medicine (as for amenorrhea or as an abortifacient)

called also sabina

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