Translation of yew in Spanish:

yew

tejo, n.

Pronunciation: /juː//ju/

noun

  • 1also yew tree

    tejo masculine
    • Many of the needle evergreens including yew, arborvitae, hemlock, and incense cedar make fine hedges.
    • Species with random branching, such as arborvitae, juniper, yew, and false cypress, have limbs that occur all along the trunk.
    • Although box and yews can be clipped into formal shapes, most shade plants appear at home in that naturalistic setting.
    • A total of 23 mature trees - including yew, oak and fir - have been destroyed.
    • The yews burned.
    • Junipers and yews are the most commonly planted of the narrow-leaved evergreens.
    • Rev Snuggs claimed just three of the yew tree's poisonous berries would be enough to kill a child.
    • Some ancient yews have been cherished and loved, but many more are under threat, mainly by humans.
    • They cut away the dead wood, the ivy, the Russian vine, leaving a nearly naked yew and Scots pine, which may well survive and regenerate.
    • The widely used anticancer drug was derived from the Pacific yew, a tree found in temperate rain forests.
    • I will also have to abandon plans for replacing the yew hedge.
    • Many gardens and parks contain poisonous plants such as yew and laburnum.
    • The wood from the yew makes excellent bows.
    • Objections were raised over the removal of the yews.
    • For background planting, especially if you have plenty of space, grow yews, hawthorn, holly, elder and Viburnum opulus, the Guelder rose.
    • However, only three are native to these shores: juniper, Scots pine and yew.
    • A simple circle of juvenile yews will eventually knit together to enclose a calming circle of pure green.
    • The forest at Weston is over 30 acres and contains a whole variety of species but John's favourites are the hard woods like the elm and the yew.
    • The 10-acre garden of cypresses, yews and quickset hedges is called the Domaine des Colombia.
    • Clipped yew, beech and hornbeam are lovely.
  • 2

    (wood)
    tejo masculine