• Definition for "Nyssa"
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Nyssa definition

  • proper-noun:
    • A taxonomic genus within the household Cornaceae — the tupelo tree etc.
    • a lady provided name
  • noun:
    • 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.
    • tupelos: deciduous woods of moist habitats specially swamps and beside ponds
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