savin

noun
sav·​in | \ ˈsa-vən How to pronounce savin (audio) \

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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The first known use of savin was before the 12th century

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“Savin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/savin. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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savin

noun
sav·​in | \ ˈsav-ən How to pronounce savin (audio) \

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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