Hicks yew

variants: or Hicks' yew \ ˈhiks(ə̇z)-​ \

Definition of Hicks yew

: a hybrid yew (Taxus media hicksii) having a columnar shape and ascending branches

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from Hicks nurseries, Westbury, L.I.

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“Hicks yew.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hicks%20yew. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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