Dahoon
Dahoon Da*hoon" (d[.a]*h[=oo]n"), [Origin unknown.] An evergreen shrub or small tree ({Ilex cassine}) of the southern United States, bearing red drupes and having soft, white, close-grained wood; -- called also {dahoon holly}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • dahoon — ☆ dahoon [də ho͞on′ ] n. [< ?] an evergreen tree or shrub (Ilex cassine) of the holly family, native to S U.S. and used for hedges …   English World dictionary

  • dahoon — pilkšvasis bugienis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bugieninių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Ilex cassine), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Centrinėje Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Ilex cassine angl. dahoon; dahoon holly šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • dahoon — dəˈhün noun also dahoon holly ( s) Etymology: origin unknown : an evergreen shrub (Ilex cassine) of the southern U.S. called also yaupon * * * /deuh hoohn /, n. an evergreen shrub, Ilex cassine, of the southern U.S., having flat, leathery, dark… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dahoon — /deuh hoohn /, n. an evergreen shrub, Ilex cassine, of the southern U.S., having flat, leathery, dark green leaves and red or yellow fruits in large clusters. [1720 30, Amer.; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • dahoon — da·hoon …   English syllables

  • dahoon holly — Dahoon Da*hoon (d[.a]*h[=oo]n ), [Origin unknown.] An evergreen shrub or small tree ({Ilex cassine}) of the southern United States, bearing red drupes and having soft, white, close grained wood; called also {dahoon holly}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dahoon holly — pilkšvasis bugienis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bugieninių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Ilex cassine), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Centrinėje Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Ilex cassine angl. dahoon; dahoon holly šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • dahoon holly — noun see dahoon * * * da|hoon «duh HOON», noun, or dahoon holly, a type of holly with pointed leaves, native to the southern United States …   Useful english dictionary

  • myrtle dahoon — mirtalapis bugienis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bugieninių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Ilex myrtifolia), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Ilex myrtifolia angl. myrtle dahoon; myrtle leaf holly šaltinis Valstybinės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Ilex cassine — Dahoon Da*hoon (d[.a]*h[=oo]n ), [Origin unknown.] An evergreen shrub or small tree ({Ilex cassine}) of the southern United States, bearing red drupes and having soft, white, close grained wood; called also {dahoon holly}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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