- a low, spreading Eurasian juniper (Juniperus sabina) of E North America and Europe, whose leaves and tops yield an oil (savin oil) used in perfumery
- red cedar (sense )
Origin of savinMiddle English savin from Old English safene and Old French savine, both from Classical Latin (herba) Sabina, literally , Sabine (herb), savin
- An evergreen Eurasian shrub (Juniperus sabina) having brownish-blue seed-bearing cones and young shoots that yield an oil formerly used medicinally.
- Any of several related plants, especially the eastern red cedar.
Origin of savinMiddle English from Old English safine and from Old French savine both from Latin (herba) Sabīna Sabine (plant), savin feminine of Sabīnus