Wahoo definitions

wä-ho͝o', wä'ho͝o
Used to express unrestrained enthusiasm, exhilaration, etc.
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A cork elm (Ulmus alata) of the S U.S.
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Any of various other North American trees or shrubs, as the cascara.
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A large, scombroid game and food fish (Acanthocybium solanderi) of warm seas.
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Used to express exuberance.
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A deciduous shrub or small tree (Euonymus atropurpureus) of eastern North America, having small purplish flowers, pink fruit containing scarlet arils, and red foliage in the autumn.
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A large marine food and game fish (Acanthocybium solandri) of subtropical and tropical waters, having a pointed snout, narrow body, and long dorsal fin.
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An exuberant cry.

He let out a wahoo.

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Acanthocybium solandri, a tropical and subtropical game fish.
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(southern US) The winged elm, Ulmus alata.
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Euonymus atropurpureus, a burning bush.
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Origin of wahoo

Dakota waŋhu waŋ arrow hu leg, stock or stem of a plant (from the use of its straight, slender shoots and branches to make arrow shafts)