Agnus castus

Agnus castus

Ag"nus cas"tus\ [Gr. ? a willowlike tree, used at a religious festival; confused with ? holy, chaste.] (Bot.) A species of Vitex (V. agnus castus); the chaste tree. --Loudon.

And wreaths of agnus castus others bore. --Dryden.
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