Definition of yew

Definition of yew
  1. yew Noun A species of coniferous tree, "Taxus baccata", with dark-green flat needle-like leaves and seeds bearing red arils, native to western, central and southern Europe, northwest Africa, northern Iran and southwest Asia.
  2. yew Noun Any tree or shrub of the genus "Taxus".
  3. yew Noun The wood of the yew.
  4. yew Adjective Made from the wood of the yew tree.
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