savin

noun sav·in \ ˈsa-vən \

Definition of savin

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

Origin and Etymology of 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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