savin

[sav-in]
noun
1.
a juniper, Juniperus sabina, of Europe and Asia.
2.
the drug derived from the dried tops of this plant, formerly used in treating amenorrhea.
3.
red cedar ( def 1 ).
Also, savine.


Origin:
before 1000; Middle English; Old English safine, saveneLatin (herba) Sabina Sabine (herb)

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savin or savine (ˈsævɪn)
 
n
1.  a small spreading juniper bush, Juniperus sabina, of Europe, N Asia, and North America
2.  the oil derived from the shoots and leaves of this plant, formerly used in medicine to treat rheumatism, etc
3.  another name for red cedar
 
[C14: from Old French savine, from Latin herba Sabīna the Sabine plant]
 
savine or savine
 
n
 
[C14: from Old French savine, from Latin herba Sabīna the Sabine plant]

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The way of a pilgrim and a pilgrim continues on his way, olga savin, trans.
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