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English noun: tupelo

1. tupelo (plant) pale soft wood of a tupelo tree especially the water gum

Broader (hypernym)wood

Substance meronymtupelo, tupelo tree

2. tupelo (plant) any of several gum trees of swampy areas of North America

Synonymstupelo tree

Broader (hypernym)gum, gum tree

Narrower (hyponym)black gum, Nyssa aquatica, Nyssa sylvatica, pepperidge, sour gum, water gum

Member meronymgenus Nyssa, Nyssa

Substance holonymtupelo

3. Tupelo (location) a town in northeast Mississippi

Instance hypernymtown

Part meronymMagnolia State, Mississippi, MS

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