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see staff treestaff tree,
common name for some temperate members of the Celastraceae, a family of trees and shrubs (many of them climbing forms), widely distributed except in polar regions.
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wahoo

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an elm, Ulmus alata, of SE North America having twigs with winged corky edges

wahoo

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an E North American shrub or small tree, Euonymus atropurpureus, with scarlet capsules and seeds

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a large fast-moving food and game fish, Acanthocybium solandri, of tropical seas: family Scombridae (mackerels and tunnies)
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Off eastern Australia, wahoo are retained as byproduct in the Commonwealth-managed Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery (ETBF).
Brigham said there are about 30 employees at the Wahoo office and that number will be maintained.
After the Swim-a-Thon, several Wahoo swimmers were recognized for their achievements throughout the season.
Wahoo Docks is the leading manufacturer of residential lake docks and commercial aluminum floating boat docks and gangways, while Wahoo Decks is the leading manufacturer of aluminum deck drainage systems.
AN AMAZING EXPERIENCE: Catering student Martin Hodgson with his whopping Wahoo - a snub-nosed swordfish from the Indian Ocean
The brace was completed when Wahoo Sam led throughout the 10 furlongs of the City Of Ripon Stakes.
Wahoo Sam set off at a rate of knots at Hamilton last month but a slightly less frantic pace can see him lift the City of Ripon Stakes.
HAMILTON angler David Swinpen probably yelled 'Yahoo' when he connected with this streamlined beauty called a wahoo.
Local Nebraska newspaper the Lincoln Journal Star recently reported that Florida brothers Ram and Suren Ajjarapu signed a memorandum of understanding earlier this month with city officials in Wahoo, NE for the development of a new $50-million ethanol plant outside of the city.
O'Kane served as executive officer of the Wahoo and as skipper of the Tang.