wahoo, Acanthocybium solandri

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

wahoo, burning bush, Euonymus atropurpureus

(noun) deciduous shrub having purple capsules enclosing scarlet seeds

Source: WordNet® 3.1

Etymology 1


wahoo (plural wahoos)

Acanthocybium solandri, a tropical and subtropical game fish.


• Scombridae

Coordinate terms

• mackerel

• tuna

• bonito

Etymology 2


wahoo (plural wahoos)

(Southern US) The winged elm, Ulmus alata.

Etymology 3


wahoo (plural wahoos)

Euonymus atropurpureus, an eastern burning bush.

Proper noun


A ghost town in California

An unincorporated community in Florida

A city, the county seat of Saunders County, Nebraska.

An unincorporated community in West Virginia

Source: Wiktionary

Wa*hoo", n. Any of various American trees or shrubs; specif.: (a) A certain shrub (Evonymus atropurpureus) having purple capsules which in dehiscence expose the scarlet-ariled seeds; -- called also burning bush. (b) Cascara buckthorn. (c) Basswood.

Wa*hoo", n.

Definition: A dark blue scombroid food fish (Acanthocibium solandri or petus) of Florida and the West Indies.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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