- The definition of a dahoon is an evergreen plant in the holly family.
An example of a dahoon is an evergreen shrub with leathery leaves and large clusters of red berries in the southern United States.
dahoon definition by Webster's New World
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an evergreen tree or shrub (Ilex cassine) of the holly family, native to S U.S. and used for hedges
Origin: ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
dahoon definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A small tree (Ilex cassine) of the southeast United States, having red or sometimes orange to yellow fruit and leathery, dark green leaves. Also called cassina.
Origin: Origin unknown.