hatfield yew

noun, sometimes capitalized H
hat·​field yew | \ ˈhatˌfēld- \

Definition of hatfield yew

: an ornamental yew that is a variety (Taxus cuspidata hatfieldii) of Japanese yew with ascending branches and wide spreading leaves

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History and Etymology for hatfield yew

after T. D. Hatfield, flourished 1900 American horticulturist

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“Hatfield yew.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hatfield%20yew. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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