from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A yew (Taxus brevifolia) of western North America having bark that is a natural source of the drug paclitaxel.
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- noun small or medium irregularly branched tree of the Pacific coast of North America; yields fine hard close-grained wood
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