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  • proper n. A female given name.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pharmacy, the savin, Juniperus Sabina.
  • n. In Mexico, any one of several species of juniper, especially Juniperus mexicana, a cypresslike tree yielding a pale yellow resin somewhat like sandarach.
  • n. The Mexican ahuehuetl, or swamp-cypress, Taxodium Mexicanum. magnificent specimens of which grow at Chapultepec, near the city of Mexico.
  • n. In Texas, the bald cypress, Taxodium distichum. See Taxodium.
  • n. In Porto Rico, Magnolia splendens, also called laurel sabino (probably on account of its aromatic fragrance), a beautiful tree resembling Talauma Plumieri, with odorous white flowers and laurel-like leaves used by the natives in flavoring food.

Etymologies

Name of early saints, Latin Sabina, feminine of the Roman cognomen Sabinus "a Sabine", from an ancient tribe from Italy. (Wiktionary)

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