English yew

  1. a yew, Taxus baccata, of Eurasia and northern Africa, grown as an ornamental.

Origin of English yew

First recorded in 1925–30

Words Nearby English yew

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How to use English yew in a sentence

  • Our Privet hedges, new as they are, are of great beauty and satisfaction, and soon will rival the English yew hedges.

    Old-Time Gardens | Alice Morse Earle