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Definition of sabine (Meaning of sabine)
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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
	         United States and in British America. It is a compact
	         bush, with dark-colored foliage, and produces small
	         berries having a glaucous bloom. Its bitter, acrid tops
	         are sometimes used in medicine for gout, amenorrh[oe]a,
	         etc.
	     (b) The North American red cedar ({Juniperus Virginiana}.)
	         [1913 Webster]
	
	
	
	  Sabine Sa"bine, a. [L. Sabinus.]
	     Of or pertaining to the ancient Sabines, a people of Italy.
	     -- n. One of the Sabine people.
	     [1913 Webster]
	
	
	
	  Sabine Sab"ine, n. [F., fr. L. Sabina herba, fr. Sabini the
	     Sabines. Cf. {Savin}.] (Bot.)
	     See {Savin}.
	     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
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