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dahoon

[duh-hoon] /dəˈhun/
noun
1.
an evergreen shrub, Ilex cassine, of the southern U.S., having flat, leathery, dark green leaves and red or yellow fruits in large clusters.
Origin of dahoon
1720-1730
1720-30, Americanism; origin uncertain
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  • The tree is known locally as yaupon, dahoon, dahoon holly, and Henderson wood.

    American Forest Trees Henry H. Gibson

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