1.1 [mass noun] An extract obtained from the savin plant, formerly used as an abortifacient.
- Such mixtures usually worked by causing violent vomiting or diarrhoea, although recent research has indicated that some ingredients, such as the herb savin, might well have produced uterine contractions.
Words that rhyme with savinGavin, ravin, ravine, spavin
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