savin
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin (herba) sabina, literally, Sabine plant Date: 14th century 1. a Eurasian juniper (Juniperus sabina) with dark berrylike cones and foliage 2. red cedar 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:
(Juniperus Sabina)


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  • Savin — may refer to:* Juniperus sabina , a shrubby juniper plant * Savin (photocopiers), a photocopier company acquired by Ricoh* Savin Hill, a neighbourhood of Boston, Massachusetts, USA * Leonid Savin Ukrainian eurasianist * Ritch Savin Williams, U.S …   Wikipedia

  • Savin — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alina Savin (* 1988), rumänische Bobfahrerin Ivan Savin, rumänischer Ringer Risto Savin (1859–1948), slowenischer Komponist Thomas Savin (1826 1889), Eisenbahnpinonier und investor Xavier Savin (* 1960),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • savin — or savine [sav′in] n. [ME savin < OE safene & OFr savine, both < L ( herba) Sabina, lit., Sabine (herb), savin] 1. a low, spreading Eurasian juniper (Juniperus sabina) of E North America and Europe, whose leaves and tops yield an oil (savin …   English World dictionary

  • Savin — • Savin, né en Espagne, d une famille apparentée aux comtes de Poitiers, moine à Ligugé puis ermite dans la région de Lourdes, apôtre du Lavedan. Fête le 9 octobre. Nom latin Sabinus . • Savin (11 juillet), frère de saint Cyprien, honoré en… …   Dictionnaire des saints

  • Savin — Sav in, Savine Sav ine, n. [OE. saveine, AS. safin[ae], savine, L. sabina herba. Cf. {Sabine}.] [Written also {sabine}.] (Bot.) (a) A coniferous shrub ({Juniperus Sabina}) of Western Asia, occasionally found also in the northern parts of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Savin — Voir Sabin pour le sens. Le nom est porté en Poitou (79, 86), ainsi que dans l Isère et la Saône et Loire. Diminutifs : Savinaud, Savinaux, Savineau (85, 17), Savineaux (72), Savinel (63), Savinet (45) et sans doute Savignaud (87). Formes… …   Noms de famille

  • Savin — Sȁvīn, Dragutin (1915 1996) DEFINICIJA hrv. skladatelj i dirigent (balet Balada, opera Tena, radijske opere Ljubovnici, Tripče, filmska glazba) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • savin — saviñ pron. refl. sing. loc. → savęs …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • savin — kazokinis kadagys statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Kiparisinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Juniperus sabina), paplitęs pietų Europoje, pietvakarių Azijoje, šiaurės Afrikoje. Iš jo gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • savin — sav·in sav ən n a mostly prostrate Eurasian evergreen juniper (Juniperus sabina) with dark foliage and small berries having a glaucous bloom and with bitter acrid tops that are sometimes used in folk medicine (as for amenorrhea or as an… …   Medical dictionary

  • Savin — This is almost certainly an English surname, although there are known to be at least three possible origins, and there may be a French element. The surname has many spellings as shown below, greatly adding to the confusion. The first origin is… …   Surnames reference

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