Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin (herba) sabina, literally, Sabine plant
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
“Savin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/savin. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.
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