chasteberry

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noun chaste·ber·ry \ ˈchāst-ˌber-ē \
variants: or less commonly chaste berry

Definition of chasteberry

plural chasteberries also chaste berries
:chaste tree
  • … my chasteberry bush (Vitex) doesn't start to produce spring buds until well into May.
  • —Carol Savonen, Statesmen Journal (Salem, Oregon)18 Dec. 2009
  • Taking chasteberry can reduce symptoms of PMS, including breast tenderness, irritability, depressed mood and headache.
  • St. Petersburg (Florida) Times23 May 2008
  • She also recommended herbs such as chaste berries, black cohosh and evening primrose oil, depending on the symptoms.
  • —Nina RaoSpringfield (Missouri) News-Leader15 July 2003

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First Known Use of chasteberry

1993


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