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tupelo

noun tu·pe·lo \ˈtü-pə-ˌlō, ˈtyü-\
plural tu·pe·los

Definition of TUPELO

1
:  any of a genus (Nyssa of the family Nyssaceae) of North American and Asian deciduous trees that have simple alternate leaves, small usually greenish-white dioecious flowers, and a rounded drupe; especially :  black gum
2
:  the pale soft wood of a tupelo

Origin of TUPELO

perhaps from Creek *topiló, from etó tree + piló:(fa), opiló:(fa) swamp
First Known Use: circa 1730

Rhymes with TUPELO

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Tupelo

geographical name Tu·pe·lo \ˈtü-pə-ˌlō, ˈtyü-\

Definition of TUPELO

city NE Mississippi pop 34,546

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