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taxus

(ˈtæksʌs)
n
(Plants) a member of a genus of coniferous trees of the yew family Taxaceae
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Noun1.taxus - yewsTaxus - yews          
gymnosperm genus - a genus of gymnosperms
family Taxaceae, Taxaceae, yew family - sometimes classified as member of order Taxales
English yew, Old World yew, Taxus baccata - predominant yew in Europe; extraordinarily long-lived and slow growing; one of the oldest species in the world
California yew, Pacific yew, Taxus brevifolia, western yew - small or medium irregularly branched tree of the Pacific coast of North America; yields fine hard close-grained wood
Japanese yew, Taxus cuspidata - shrubby hardy evergreen of China and Japan having lustrous dark green foliage; cultivated in the eastern United States
Florida yew, Taxus floridana - small bushy yew of northern Florida having spreading branches and very narrow leaves
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