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 for Chaste tree
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chaste \Chaste\ (ch[=a]st), a. [F. chaste, from L. castus pure,
     chaste; cf. Gr. kaqaro`s pure, Skr. [,c]udh to purify.]
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     1. Pure from unlawful sexual intercourse; virtuous;
        continent. "As chaste as Diana." --Shak.
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              Whose bed is undefiled and chaste pronounced.
                                                    --Milton.
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     2. Pure in thought and act; innocent; free from lewdness and
        obscenity, or indecency in act or speech; modest; as, a
        chaste mind; chaste eyes.
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     3. Pure in design and expression; correct; free from
        barbarisms or vulgarisms; refined; simple; as, a chaste
        style in composition or art.
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              That great model of chaste, lofty, and eloquence,
              the Book of Common Prayer.            --Macaulay.
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     4. Unmarried. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
  
     Syn: Undefiled; pure; virtuous; continent; immaculate;
          spotless.
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     Chaste tree. Same as Agnus castus.
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