Pronunciation: (sav'in), [key]
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. See red cedar (def. 1). Also,sav'ine.
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