from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See sour gum.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A tree native to eastern North America, Nyssa sylvatica.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. an American tree, the tupelo or pepperidge. See Tupelo.
  • n. See under Black, Blue, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A North American tree, Nyssa multiflora, 40 to 70 feet high, bearing a dark-blue berry.
  • n. The water-tupelo, Nyssa biflora, a tree inhabiting wet ground along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts.
  • n. Eucalyptus stellulata.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. columnar tree of eastern North America having horizontal limbs and small leaves that emerge late in spring and have brilliant color in early fall
  • n. a small mallee with rough dark-colored bark toward the butt; yields a red eucalyptus kino gum


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