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Definitions of wahoo

  1. deciduous shrub having purple capsules enclosing scarlet seeds
  2. Basswood.
  3. upright deciduous plant with crimson pods and seeds; the eastern United States from New York to Florida and Texas
  4. Any of various American trees or shrubs;
  5. Cascara buckthorn.
  6. A certain shrub ( Evonymus atropurpureus) having purple capsules which in dehiscence expose the scarlet- ariled seeds; - called also burning bush.
  7. Euonymus.
  8. A dark blue scombroid food fish ( Acanthocibium solandri petus) of Florida and the West Indies.
  9. large fast- moving predacious food and game fish; found worldwide
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Usage examples for wahoo

  1. 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
  2. The messengers returned the next day, and brought us a letter, in which the governor ordered us to proceed without delay to the isle of Wahoo, where the king lives; assuring us that we should there find good water and everything else we needed. – 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
  3. 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
  4. And it's going to begin right here in the Wahoo Valley. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  5. And the scientists hated the officers and crew for all the inconveniences of the old Wahoo. – Let'em Breathe Space by Lester del Rey
  6. 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
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