Savin meaning

săvĭn
Any of several related plants, especially the eastern red cedar.
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The poisonous dried tips of this plant, with anthelmintic properties, used as a drug.
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An evergreen Eurasian shrub (Juniperus sabina) having brownish-blue seed-bearing cones and young shoots that yield an oil formerly used medicinally.
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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.
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An evergreen Eurasian shrub (Juniperus sabina) having brownish-blue seed-bearing cones and young shoots that yield an oil formerly used medicinally.
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Any of several related plants, especially the eastern red cedar.
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The evergreen shrub Juniperus sabina, endemic to Europe, which yields a medicinal oil.
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The North American red cedar, Juniperus virginiana.
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Origin of savin

  • Middle English from Old English safine and from Old French savine both from Latin (herba) Sabīna Sabine (plant), savin feminine of Sabīnus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French savine, from Latin sabina (“sabine (herb)").

    From Wiktionary