Definition of yew
- 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.
- yew Noun Any tree or shrub of the genus "Taxus".
- yew Noun The wood of the yew.
- yew Adjective Made from the wood of the yew tree.