noun, plural tu·pe·los.
Origin of tupelo
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Examples from the Web for tupelo
What the hell, he already had enough judgments against him to pave the road to Tupelo.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis|Richard Ben Cramer|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the early 2000s, Dutschke joined a Tupelo studio called Kinetic Kick owned by Noel McMichael.
“Tupelo is a very small town in the middle of the Bible Belt,” McMichael said.
Republican Roger Wicker of Tupelo has now cruised easily to re-election to a full term in the US Senate.An Open Letter to Mississippi Senator Roger Wicker||November 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Raymond promptly stole it from a church parking lot during Wednesday night prayer meeting and sold it to a chop shop near Tupelo.
I refer you to Colonel Tison, who is in Tupelo, for the particulars.The Iron Furnace|John H. Aughey
On the 14th of July, he met the enemy at Tupelo, Mississippi, and whipped him badly.Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Complete|Ulysses S. Grant
Of course, I refer to the pepperidge, or tupelo, that nondescript among trees; for who ever saw two pepperidge-trees alike?Pastoral Days|William Hamilton Gibson
Lumbermen who operate in swamps occasionally bring out a few ash logs with cypress and tupelo.American Forest Trees|Henry H. Gibson
He assembled the remnants of his army at Tupelo, Miss., fifty miles south of Corinth.Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V2|Jacob Dolson Cox
British Dictionary definitions for tupelo
noun plural -los
Word Origin for tupelo
Word Origin and History for tupelo
black gum tree, 1730, apparently from Cree (Algonquian) ito opilwa "swamp tree."