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English definition of “yew”

yew

noun [C or U] uk   /juː/ us  
an evergreen tree (= one that never loses its leaves) with flat leaves like needles and small, red cones, or the wood from this tree: a yew tree a bowl made from yewTypes of woodTypes of evergreen and coniferous tree
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