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WAHOO!

Postby Stargzer » Thu Jul 07, 2005 9:19 am

WAAAAAAAAAAAAHOOOOOOOOO!!!!

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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.

wahoo[sup]1[/sup]


SYLLABICATION: wa·hoo
PRONUNCIATION: wä-hImage', wä'hImage

NOUN: Inflected forms: pl. wa·hoos
A deciduous shrub or small tree (Euonymus atropurpurea) of eastern North America, having small purplish flowers, pink fruit, and scarlet arillate seeds.

ETYMOLOGY: Dakota wãhu.

Product Category: Herbs

1. Item Number 434c16 - Wahoo Bark of Root, Cut, 16oz.

Euonymus atropupureus

Description: Wahoo, a.k.a. Burning Bush or Spindle Tree, is found in moist woods and along riverbanks in the Eastern & Central U.S. The root bark is a traditional folk remedy for liver disorders, including constipation due to an inactive liver. Wahoo root bark is listed in most references as a cholagogue, that is a herb that stimulates or increases bile secretion, thereby improving digestion and acting as a mild laxative. However, as a note of caution, using too much may result in severe purgative action. It is often times used in combination with other tonics & laxatives. COMMON NAMES: Burning Bush, Indian Arrowroot, Spindle Tree, Wahoo.

Common use: Mild diuretic; laxative; liver disorders; jaundice; fevers; dyspepsia; chest & lung congestion (expectorant). CONSIDERED UNSAFE AS A FOOD BY THE FDA. USE IN SMALL DOSES AND ONLY UNDER THE SUPERVISION BY AN EXPERIENCED HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL.




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wahoo[sup]2[/sup]

SYLLABICATION: wa·hoo

PRONUNCIATION: wä-hImage', wä'hImage

NOUN: Inflected forms: pl. wa·hoos
1. An elm tree (Ulmus alata) of the southeast United States, having twigs with winged, corky edges. 2. Any of several similar trees.

ETYMOLOGY: Origin unknown.

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wahoo[sup]3[/sup]

SYLLABICATION: wa·hoo
PRONUNCIATION: wä-hImage', wä'hImage
NOUN: Inflected forms: pl. wahoo or wa·hoos
A tropical marine food and game fish (Acanthocybium solanderi) of the mackerel family, having a pointed snout, narrow body, and long dorsal fin.

ETYMOLOGY: Perhaps of West Indian origin.

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wahoo[sup]4[/sup]

SYLLABICATION: wa·hoo
PRONUNCIATION: wä'hImage'

INTERJECTION: Chiefly Western U.S. Used to express exuberance.

NOUN: Inflected forms: pl. wa·hoos
An exuberant cry: He let out a wahoo. Also called Regional rebel yell.



The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Copyright © 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by the Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.


Suggested Usage: Sitting next to the wahoo in a grove of wahoo, he let out a loud "WAHOO!" when he tasted the grilled wahoo.

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Last edited by Stargzer on Thu Jul 07, 2005 12:26 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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