Irish yew

noun

Definition of Irish yew

: a hardy columnar yew (Taxus baccata stricta) that has erect branches and dark green foliage and is a horticultural variety of the common Old World yew

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First Known Use of Irish yew

1813, in the meaning defined above

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“Irish yew.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Irish%20yew. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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