Definition of savin in English:

savin

noun

  • 1A bushy Eurasian juniper that typically has horizontally spreading branches.

    1. 1.1An extract obtained from the savin, formerly used as an abortifacient.
      • ‘Such mixtures usually worked by causing violent vomiting or diarrhoea, although recent research has indicated that some ingredients, such as the herb savin, might well have produced uterine contractions.’
  • 2

    another term for omitted unresolving XREF to "eastern red cedar" (see red cedar)

Origin

Old English, from Old French savine, from Latin sabina (herba) Sabine (herb).

Pronunciation:

savin

/ˈsavin/