western yew


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Related to western yew: Pacific yew
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Noun1.western yew - small or medium irregularly branched tree of the Pacific coast of North Americawestern yew - small or medium irregularly branched tree of the Pacific coast of North America; yields fine hard close-grained wood
yew - any of numerous evergreen trees or shrubs having red cup-shaped berries and flattened needlelike leaves
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A Twixmas, the period between Christmas and New Year, break in Worcestershire, at the Tudor-style Stone Manor in Kidderminster, set in 25 acres of landscaped gardens, starts at PS45 per person - four-poster beds cost a bit more - while the four-star Best Western Yew Lodge Hotel, Derbyshire, starts at PS40 per night on December 27/28, with health club and spa on the premises.
Western yew -- Taxus brevifolia -- is also called Pacific yew and mountain mahogany.
The tree is also called pacific or western yew and grows on the Pacific Coast and in southwestern Canada.