savin

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noun sav·in \ˈsa-vən\

Definition of savin

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

  2. 2 :  red cedar 1

Origin and Etymology of savin

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


First Known Use: before 12th century


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savin

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noun sav·in \ˈsav-ən\

Medical Definition of savin

  1. :  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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