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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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