1. Mythical ancestor to the Kuba people of Zaire.
Woot was a key figure in the mythology of the Kuba, who considered him to be the creator of the world, the first human, and/or the bringer of civilization. Decorative masks were an important form of African art, and many of these masks were symbolic of Woot.

2. One in a series of oranges with faces drawn on them.
"Woot the Froot", as the original was known, was adopted as the mascot for the 1997 Riverside High School Academic Decathlon team after it was discovered that
  1. It's fun to yell "Woot!" at the top of your lungs, and
  2. Mel B. does excellent portraiture working in a "permanent marker on citrus fruit" medium.