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Meaning of WAHOO

Pronunciation:  wâ'hoo

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  large fast-moving predacious food and game fish; found worldwide
  2. [n]  deciduous shrub having purple capsules enclosing scarlet seeds
  3. [n]  upright deciduous plant with crimson pods and seeds; the eastern United States from New York to Florida and Texas

WAHOO is a 5 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: Acanthocybium solandri, burning bush, Euonymus americanus, Euonymus atropurpureus, strawberry bush
 See Also: Acanthocybium, bush, Euonymus, genus Acanthocybium, genus Euonymus, mackerel, shrub



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
  2. \Wa*hoo"\, n.
    A dark blue scombroid food fish ({Acanthocibium solandri or
    petus}) of Florida and the West Indies.