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yew

yew

pronunciation:
yu
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of several evergreen trees and shrubs that have sharp flat needles and bear poisonous red berries.
definition 2: the durable, fine-grained, elastic wood of such trees and shrubs, used formerly to make archery bows.
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The words yew, ewe, and you sound alike but have different meanings.
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