tupelo gum

noun

Definition of tupelo gum

: a swamp tree (Nyssa aquatica) occurring especially in the southeastern U.S. and having brilliant glossy foliage and softer wood than the related black gums

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“Tupelo gum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tupelo%20gum. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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