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yellow pine any of several North American pines with strong, yellowish wood. [2 definitions]
yellow rain a highly toxic yellowish powder found in Southeast Asia between 1975 and 1985, thought by some to be a chemical warfare agent dropped by airplanes.
Yellow River a major river originating in the mountains of western China and flowing mostly eastward toward the Bohai Sea; Huang He River.
yellow-shafted flicker a color phase of the common flicker that has bright yellow on the undersides of its wings and tail; yellowhammer.
Yellowstone National Park the oldest and largest U.S. national park, mostly in northwestern Wyoming, known particularly for its hot springs and geysers.
yellow streak (informal) a tendency to be a coward.
yellowtail any of several large edible jack fishes, esp. one of the Pacific. [2 definitions]
yellowthroat a small American warbler with a yellow throat, a white belly, an olive-brown back, and on the male, a black mask.
yellow warbler a small American warbler that is mostly yellow, the male having reddish streaks on the breast.
yellowwood any of various trees of the southern United States that have compound leaves, bear clusters of white flowers, and yield a yellow dye from their wood. [3 definitions]
yelp to cry out quickly and sharply, as a dog or fox. [3 definitions]
Yemen a nation at the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, formed in 1990 by uniting North Yemen and Southern Yemen; Republic of Yemen.
yen1 the chief monetary unit of Japan, equaling one hundred sen.
yen2 (informal) a yearning or desire. [2 definitions]
yenta (slang) a gossipy, meddlesome woman.
yeoman in former times in Britain, a member of a class of commoners who owned and worked on their own land. [6 definitions]
yeomanly pertaining to the rank or condition of a yeoman. [3 definitions]
yeoman of the guard a member of the ceremonial guard of one hundred yeomen attending the British royal family.
yeomanry formerly, the class of land-owning farmers.
yeoman's service exceptionally good, loyal, or workmanlike service.
yep (informal) yes.