Definition of yew noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//juː//
    ; NAmE NAmE//juː//
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  1. 1 [countable, uncountable] (also yew tree) a small tree with dark green leaves and small red berries See related entries: Plants
  2. 2 [uncountable] the wood of the yew tree
  3. Word Origin Old English īw, ēow, of Germanic origin.
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