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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n toyon ornamental evergreen treelike shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States having large white flowers and red berrylike fruits; often placed in genus Photinia
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n toyon The Californian holly, Hetero-meles arbutifolia. Also tollon.
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In literature:

I've just ridden in from El Toyon.
"The Short Cut" by Jackson Gregory
When you hear the medicine rattles, stand off by the toyon.
"The Arrow-Maker" by Mary Austin
In the spring of 1799, Baranof sent orders to the toyons, or chiefs, of the tribes on the islands around Kodiak to assemble the hunters.
"The Story of Sitka" by C. L. Andrews

In news:

California toyon is an exceptional native evergreen shrub for landscaping with its holiday crop of berries.
The man was reported missing by his friends, who last saw him around 8:45 am at the Monte Toyon center when they ate breakfast together, sheriff's deputy April Skalland said.
Department of Education visits, recognizes Toyon .
Hedging bets, Toyon will bloom.
Drought- tolerant toyon is Los Angeles' official city plant.