There are 2 definitions of Tupelo in English:

Tupelo

Line breaks: Tu¦pelo
Pronunciation: /ˈt(j)uːpələʊ
 
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  • A city in NE Mississippi; population 36,233 (est. 2008).

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There are 2 definitions of Tupelo in English:

tupelo

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Pronunciation: /ˈt(j)uːpɪləʊ
 
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noun (plural tupelos)

  • A North American or Asian tree of damp and swampy habitats, which yields useful timber.
    • Genus Nyssa, family Nyssaceae: several species, in particular N. sylvatica (also called pepperidge)
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    • The champion tupelos have immense, gnarled bulbous bases - each with hollow sections.
    • Frame-by-frame analyses show a bird perched on a tupelo trunk, with a distinctive white pattern on its back.
    • If rhododendrons thrive on your soil, plant the Pagoda Bush or the Chinese tupelo.

Origin

mid 18th century: from Creek, from ito 'tree' + opilwa 'swamp'.

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