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Savin

Definition of the noun savin

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noun - plural: savins

  1. procumbent or spreading juniper
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • scientific name: Juniperus sabina
    • synonym of savin: dwarf juniper
    • more generic word: juniper = coniferous shrub or small tree with berrylike cones
    • geographic area: Africa, Europe and Asia

Alternative definition of the noun savin

noun

  1. An evergreen European shrub that yields a medicinal oil.
  2. The dried tips of this plant, with poisonous and anthelmintic properties, used as a drug.

Business

Savin was incorporated in 1959 by Max M. and Robert K.Low and was run by Low's son, Robert K. Low and E. Paul Charlap. It was known primarily for its line of liquid toner photocopiers, which set it apart from other companies that manufactured dry toner equipment, like Xerox.

Character

Savin is fictional character from the 2013 film Iron man.

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Google previewFairycraft (2016)

Following The Path Of Fairy Witchcraft by Morgan Daimler

Fairy Herbs Similar to savin is the herb known as 'selago';. Care is taken to gather it without the use of iron, the right hand being passed for the purpose through the left sleeve of the tunic, as though the gatherer were in the act of committing a ...

Google previewMedicines (1854)

Their Uses and Mode of Administration; Including a Complete Conspectus of the Three British Pharmacopœias, an Account of All the New Remedies, and an Appendix of Formulæ by John Moore Neligan

Savin is a powerful stimulant to the uterine organs, and is employed as an emmenagogue with much benefit in...

Savin is the drug usually resorted to by the vulgar for the purpose of producing abortion, but it cannot effect this, except at the risk ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1812)

by John Wilkes

Savin is a native of the south of Europe and the Levant. It was cultivated here in 1562...

Savin is an article of the materia medica, and much' famed as an-emmenagogue; it -heats,and stimulates the whole system very ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis; or an universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature ... (1812)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex.)

Savin is a native of the south of Europe and the Levant.

Google previewArboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum (1838)

Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain, Native and Foreign, Hardy and Half-hardy, Pictorially and Botanically Delineated, and Scientifically and Popularly Described; with Their Propagation, Culture, Management, and Uses in the Arts, in Useful and Ornamental Plantations, and in Landscape Gardening; Preceded by a Historical and Geographical Outline of the Trees and Shrubs of Temperate Climates Throughout the World by John Claudius Loudon

The savin is a native of Spain, Italy, part of France, and the Levant. Professor Pallas says that it is also found in the Taurian Chersonese, ...

Google previewA New Medical Dictionary (1817)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Physiology ... and the Various Branches of Natural Philosophy Connected with Medicine by Robert Hooper

Savin is a powerful and active medicine, and has been long reputed the most efficacious in the materia medica, for producing a determination to the uterus, and thereby proving emmenagogue ; it heats and stimulates the whole system very ...

Google previewThe New Dispensatory (1753)

Containing I. The Theory and Practice of Pharmacy. II. A Distribution of Medicinal Simples According to Their Virtues and Sensible Qualities ... III. A Full Translation of the London and Edinburgh Pharmacopoeias ... IV. Directions for Extemporaneous Prescription ... V. A Collection of Cheap Remedies for the Use of the Poor ... Intended as a Correction, and Improvement of Quincy by William Lewis

Savin is a warm, irritating, aperient medicine, capable ...

Google previewMedical Botany, Or, Illustrations and Descriptions of the Medicinal Plants of the London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Pharmacopoeias (1831)

Comprising a Popular and Scientific Account of All Those Poisonous Vegetables that are Indigenous to Great Britain by John Stephenson, James Morss Churchill

Savin is a powerful stimulant, and was once much employed as an emmenagogue. A strong ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh New Dispensatory Containing: the Elements of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, the Materia Medica, the Pharmaceutical Preparations and Medicinal Compositions of the New Editions of the London [1788] and Edinburgh [1783] Pharmacopoeias (1789)

Savin is a warm irritating aperient medicine, capable of promoting sweat, urine, and all the glandular secretions. The distilled oil is one of the most powerful emmena- gogues ; and is found of service in obstructions of the uterus or other viscera ...

Google previewElements of Obstetric Medicine ... (1841)

by David Daniel DAVIS

Savin is an evergreen shrub, with short narrow prickly leaves, like those of juniper, of which indeed it is a species. Lin. Sp. Pl. 1472. The part used is the powdered leaf. When employed for improper purposes, this agent has been generally ...

Google previewThe Way of a Pilgrim and The Pilgrim Continues His Way (2013)

OLGA SAVIN is a graduate of St. Vladimir's ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh New Dispensatory (1801)

With Additions of the Most Approved Formulæ from the Best Foreign Pharmacopoeias ... Being an Improvement of the New Dispensatory by William Lewis, John Rotherham

Savin is a warm, irritating, aperient medicine, capable of promoting sweat, urine, and all the glandular secretions. The distilled oil is one of the most powerful erstmenagogues ; and is found of service in obstructions of the uterus or other viscera ...

Google previewGunn's New Family Physician (1868)

Or, Home Book of Health; Forming a Complete Household Guide ... by John C. Gunn, Johnson H. Jordan, Charles S. Royce

Savin is a powerful emmenagogue and abortive; also diuretic, diaphoretic and anthelmintic. It is mostly used as an emmenagogue, that is to bring on the Menses. Care must be taken in using it, especially ...

Google previewTHE MONTHLY GAZETTE OF HEALTH (1822)

by RICHARD REECE M.D

The savin is a powerful remedy, but is too much neglected. Its sensible effects are , to heat and stimulate the whole system, producing particularly a glow on the surface of the body, with much itching, and now and then a copious rash, of very ...

Google previewGunn's Newest Family Physician (1883)

Or, Home-book of Health: an Approved Household Guide, for Avoiding Disease and Prolonging Life, Giving Clear Directions in Cases of Drowning, Poisoning, Wounds and Other Emergencies, with Plain Instructions for Managing the Sick-room and Nursing the Sick; and Pointing Out the Best Methods for Securing Pure Air, Pure Water, and Proper Drainage for Dwellings and Premises, and Familiarly Indicating the Causes and Symptoms and the Requisite Treatment for the Cure of the Diseases Incident to Men, Women, and Children, with the Simplest and Best Remedies; More Especially Those from the Vegetable Materia Medica. Accurate Descriptions are Given of the Forms, Properties and Uses of Hundreds of Well-known Medicinal Plants. Also, Separate Treatises on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene, on Domestic and Sanitary Economy, and Illustrated Lessons for Physical Recreation in Swimming, Rowing, Riding, Jumping, Etc., with an Appendix, Containing Some 400 Tested Practical Recipes, and Remedies for Diseases of Domestic Animals by John Charles Gunn

Savin is a powerful emmenagogue and abortive; also diuretic, diaphoretic, and anthelmintic. It is mostly used as an emmenagogue, that is, to bring on the Menses. Care must be taken in using it, especially the Oil (which is mostly used), as in ...

Google previewThe American Dispensatory, Containing the Natural, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, and Medical History of the Different Substances Employed in Medicine (1827)

Together with the Operations of Pharmacy; Illustrated and Explained According to the Principles of Modern Chemistry: to which are Added, Toxicological and Other Tables; the Prescriptions for Patent Medicines, and Various Miscellaneous Preparations by John Redman Coxe

Savin is a warm stimulating medicine, capable of producing diaphoresis, and increasing all the secretions, but apt to excite hemorrhagy, especially from the uterus. It is also recommended as an anthelmintic, and said to be very efficient in the ...

Google previewThe principles and practice of obstetric medicine (1841)

by David Daniel Davis

Savin is an evergreen shrub, with short narrow prickly leaves, like those of juniper, of which indeed it is a species. Lin. Sp. PI. 1472. The part used is the powdered leaf. When employed for improper purposes, this agent has been generally ...

Google previewThe Domestic Encyclopaedia; Or, A Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge: (1802)

Comprehending a Concise View of the Latest Discoveries, Inventions, and Improvements, Chiefly Applicable to Rural and Domestic Enconomy; Together with Descriptions of the Most Interesting Objects of Nature and Art; the History of Men and Animals, in a State of Health Or Disease; and Practical Hints Respecting the Arts and Manufactures, Both Familiar and Commercial. Illustrated with Numerous Engravings and Cuts. In Four Volumes. Volume First[-fourth]. by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich

SAVIN, or Juniperus Salina, L. an exotic evergreen shrub, which has small, rather prickly leaves, and produces blue berrics, only after it has arrived at a considerable age. Its stem attains the height of seven feet, and is apt to grow in a reclining ...

Google previewThe domestic encyclopedia, or, A dictionary of facts and useful knowledge, chiefly applicable to rural & domestic economy (1821)

with an appendix, containing additions in domestic medicine, and the veterinary and culinary arts by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, Thomas Cooper, Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress)

The savin is of a slow growth, but may be easily propagated by layers, by cuttings , or by the berries : if the latter can be procured, they should be sown in beds of common light earth, and in the spring or autumn, the young plants are to be set ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland (2016)

by Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates, Peter McClure

The two variants were interchangeable: Frances Sabin, , Frances Savin, in IGI ( Kingston, Kent); William Sabin, , Stephen Savin, in IGI (Langley Burrell, Wilts); Joseph Savin, , Samuel Sabin, in IGI ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (2013)

The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatic Oils In Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health, and Well Being by Lawless, Julia

Juniperus phoenicea: Phoenician juniper, Phoenician savin (oil). Juniperus sabina (Sabina cacumina): Savin juniper, savin (oil); many cultivars exist. Juniperus smerka: Yugoslavian juniper Juniperus squamata (J. recurva var. squamata): ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1848)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Human and Comparative, Botany, Chemistry, Forensic Medicine, Materia Medica, Obstetrics, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, Toxicology, and the Different Branches of Natural Sciences Connected with Medicine, Together with a Variety of Information on All These Subjects by Robert Hooper

Savin is a powerful and active medicine, and has been long reputed one of the most efficacious in the materia medica, for producing a determination to the uterus and thereby proving emmenagogue; it heats and stimulates the whole system ...

Google previewThe Domestic Encyclopaedia: MAC-SNO (1803)

by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich

The savin is of slow growth, but may be easily propagated by layers, by cuttings, or by the berries : if the latter can be procured, they should be sown in beds of common light earth, and in the spring or autumn, the young plants are to be set out ...

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Scrabble value of S1A1V4I1N1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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