Associations to the word «Yew»


YEW, noun. (countable) 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. (countable) (by extension) Any tree or shrub of the genus Taxus.
YEW, noun. Other conifers resembling plants in genus Taxus
YEW, noun. In family Podocarpaceae
YEW, noun. In family Cephalotaxaceae
YEW, noun. (uncountable) The wood of the such trees.
YEW, noun. A bow for archery, made of yew wood.
YEW, adjective. Made from the wood of the yew tree.
YEW PINE, noun. An evergreen tree or shrub with long, narrow leaves, native to China and Japan, Podocarpus macrophyllus, widely grown for its attractive foliage.
YEW PINE, noun. Any plant now or formerly in the genus Podocarpus
YEW PINE, noun. (Appalachia) The red spruce, Picea rubra
YEW PINES, noun. Plural of yew pine

Dictionary definition

YEW, noun. Wood of a yew; especially the durable fine-grained light brown or red wood of the English yew valued for cabinetwork and archery bows.
YEW, noun. Any of numerous evergreen trees or shrubs having red cup-shaped berries and flattened needlelike leaves.

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