agnus castus

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an agnus castus tree
Vitex agnus-castus

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἄγνος ‎(ágnos), confused with ἁγνός ‎(hagnós, chaste); + by reinforcement Latin castus ‎(chaste).

Noun[edit]

agnus castus ‎(plural agnus castuses)

  1. A tree, Vitex agnus-castus, formerly believed to preserve chastity.

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