How to Pronounce yew?

Correct pronunciation for the word "yew" is [jˈuː], [jˈuː], [j_ˈuː].

"Yew" in context

Yew is a coniferous tree in the Taxaceae family. It is one of the oldest tree species still found in the wild and some specimens in the UK are believed to be over 5000 years old. Yew can grow up to 50 feet tall, has dark green leaves, and and produces reddish-brown fruits. It is native to Europe, parts of North Africa, and temperate Asia.

Yew trees have many uses, both medicinal and horticultural. The bark has medicinal properties and is used in homeopathic treatments. The wood of the yew tree is highly esteemed and used to create musical instruments and furniture.

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