In heraldry, sable (//) is the tincture black, and belongs to the class of dark tinctures, called "colours". In engravings and line drawings, it is sometimes depicted as a region of crossed horizontal and vertical lines, or else marked with sa. as an abbreviation.
|Tricking abbr.||s., Sa.|
|Heavenly body||Saturn, ♄|
|Flower||The herb nightshade, in these circumstances also called dwal|