Definition of Japanese yew

1. Noun. Shrubby hardy evergreen of China and Japan having lustrous dark green foliage; cultivated in the eastern United States.

Exact synonyms: Taxus Cuspidata
Group relationships: Genus Taxus, Taxus
Generic synonyms: Yew



Definition of Japanese yew

1. Noun. ''Taxus cuspidata'' ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Japanese Yew

Japanese rose
Japanese sea lion
Japanese slipper
Japanese snowbell
Japanese spaniel
Japanese spitz
Japanese spitzes
Japanese spurge
Japanese stranglehold
Japanese sumac
Japanese table pine
Japanese tree lilac
Japanese umbrella pine
Japanese varnish tree
Japanese wistaria
Japanese yew
Japanese yews
Japaneseness
Japanesey
Japanglish
Japanification
Japanimation
Japanimations
Japanism
Japanisms
Japano-
Japanoise
Japanological
Japanologist
Japanologists

Literary usage of Japanese yew

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1. Hedges, Windbreaks, Shelters and Live Fences: A Treatise on the Planting by Edward Payson Powell (1908)
""A japanese yew, near by, of rich and spreading habit, exemplifies this ... This japanese yew (Taxus cuspidata) is however, very noteworthy for great ..."

2. The Romance of Our Trees by Ernest Henry Wilson (1920)
"So if the japanese yew be raised from seeds over a long period, and in separated localities, there will beyond doubt arise just as great a variety of forms ..."

3. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1879)
"A japanese yew, near by, of rich and spreading habit, exemplifies this resemblance ... This japanese yew, Taxus cuspidata, is, however, very noteworthy ..."

4. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1881)
"A japanese yew, near by, of rich and spreading habit, exemplifies this ... This japanese yew, Taxus cuspidata, is, however, very noteworthy for great ..."

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