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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Cornaceae — the tupelo tree etc.
- proper n. A female given name
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of dicotyledonous trees or shrubs of the polypetalous order Cornaceæ, the dogwood family, known by the imbricate petals and single or two-cleft style.
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- n. tupelos: deciduous trees of moist habitats especially swamps and beside ponds
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