Pacific yew


Definition of PACIFIC YEW

:  a small or medium slow-growing irregularly branched yew (Taxus brevifolia) of the Pacific coast of the United States and Canada that yields a fine-grained hardwood and is the source of paclitaxel

First Known Use of PACIFIC YEW

circa 1890


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