wood of a yew; especially the durable fine-grained light brown or red wood of the English yew valued for cabinetwork and archery bows
any of numerous evergreen trees or shrubs having red cup-shaped berries and flattened needlelike leaves
- They planted many yews in the park.
- The leaves of yew trees are poisonous to cattle.
- The yew hedges muffled the sound of the men's footsteps.
- The timber of Chinese yew is one of the 37 kinds of that of the national embargo.
- common yew 欧洲紫杉