dahoon definition

  • noun:
    • a tiny tree (Ilex cassine) associated with southeast usa, having purple or occasionally orange to yellow fruit and leathery, dark-green leaves. Also known as cassina.
    • a tiny evergreen tree, Ilex Dahoon, of the southern usa, allied to the holly, and quite often called the dahoon holly. The lumber is white and smooth, but close-grained.
  • others:
    • An evergreen shrub or small tree (Ilex cassine) regarding the south US, bearing purple drupes and having smooth, white, close-grained lumber; -- called additionally dahoon holly.

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