- 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 amp; 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) Sab&imacron;na, Sabine (plant), savin, feminine of Sab&imacron;nus.