Definitions for wahoowɑˈhu, ˈwɑ hu

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wa•hoowɑˈhu, ˈwɑ hu(n.)(pl.)-hoos.

  1. any of various American shrubs or small trees, as the winged elm, Ulmus alata, or a linden

    Tilia heterophylla.

    Category: Plants

Origin of wahoo:

1760–70, Amer.; orig. uncert.

wa•hoowɑˈhu, ˈwɑ hu(n.)(pl.)-hoos.

  1. a burning bush, Euonymus atropurpurea, with pods that in opening reveal the scarlet arils of the seeds.

    Category: Plants

Origin of wahoo:

1855–60, Amer.; < Dakota wanhu=wan- arrow +hu wood

wa•hoowɑˈhu, ˈwɑ hu(n.)(pl.)-hoos; -hoo.

  1. a large, warm-water mackerel

    Acanthocybium solanderi.

    Category: Ichthyology

Origin of wahoo:

1905–10

Princeton's WordNet

  1. strawberry bush, wahoo, Euonymus americanus(noun)

    upright deciduous plant with crimson pods and seeds; the eastern United States from New York to Florida and Texas

  2. wahoo, burning bush, Euonymus atropurpureus(noun)

    deciduous shrub having purple capsules enclosing scarlet seeds

  3. wahoo, Acanthocybium solandri(noun)

    large fast-moving predacious food and game fish; found worldwide

Wiktionary

  1. wahoo(Noun)

    Acanthocybium solandri, a tropical and subtropical game fish

Freebase

  1. Wahoo

    Wahoo is a scombrid fish found worldwide in tropical and subtropical seas. It is best known to sports fishermen, as its speed and high-quality flesh make it a prize game fish. In Hawaii, the wahoo is known as ono. Many Hispanic areas of the Caribbean and Central America refer to this fish as peto.

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