[ duh-hoon ]
/ dəˈhun /
an evergreen shrub, Ilex cassine, of the southern U.S., having flat, leathery, dark green leaves and red or yellow fruits in large clusters.
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Origin of dahoon
An Americanism dating back to 1720–30; origin uncertain
Words nearby dahoon
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The tree is known locally as yaupon, dahoon, dahoon holly, and Henderson wood.American Forest Trees|Henry H. Gibson