- a member of an ancient people living chiefly in the Apennines of central Italy, conquered by the Romans in the 3d century
- the Italic language of this people
Origin of SabineMiddle English Sabyn from Classical Latin Sabinus from Sabine an unverified form Safini (pl.) from Indo-European an unverified form swobho-, variant, variety of an unverified form s(w)ebh-: see sib
Origin of SabineFrench from Spanish sabina, red cedar: named for the trees along its banks
- A member of an ancient people of central Italy, conquered and assimilated by the Romans in 290 BC.
- The Italic language of the Sabines.
Origin of SabineMiddle English Sabyn from Latin Sabīnus
- (botany) Alternative form of savin.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
- a member of an ancient tribe of Italy.