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sourgum Syllabification: sour·gum
Pronunciation: /ˈsou(ə)rˌɡəm/

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(also sour gum)

Definition of sourgum in English:


A tupelo of eastern North America, with dark bark that has a deeply checkered pattern. Its bitter blue fruits are eaten by black bears and numerous species of birds. Also called black gum, black tupelo, pepperidge.
  • Nyssa sylvatica, family Nyssaceae

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