Definitions of wahoo

  1. large fast- moving predacious food and game fish; found worldwide
  2. Any of various American trees or shrubs;
  3. Cascara buckthorn.
  4. Basswood.
  5. A certain shrub ( Evonymus atropurpureus) having purple capsules which in dehiscence expose the scarlet- ariled seeds; - called also burning bush.
  6. A dark blue scombroid food fish ( Acanthocibium solandri petus) of Florida and the West Indies.

Usage examples for wahoo

  1. In the United States of America, this tree is the Wahoo, or Burning Bush. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  2. Now then," he cried: " The Labor Council of the Wahoo Valley will hold its meeting to- morrow night at seven- thirty sharp on Captain Morton's vacant lot just the other side of the Hot Dog saloon. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  3. And it's going to begin right here in the Wahoo Valley. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  4. Mr. Hunt was then at Wahoo, and learned through some islanders from Morotoi, that some Americans had been wrecked on the isle of Tahouraka. – Narrative of a Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America in the years 1811, 1812, 1813, and 1814 or the First American Settlement on the Pacific by Gabriel Franchere