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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pep·per·idge n.  Bot. A North American tree (Nyssa multiflora) with very tough wood, handsome oval polished leaves, and very acid berries, -- the sour gum, or common tupelo. See Tupelo. [Written also piperidge and pipperidge.]
 Pepperidge bush Bot., the barberry.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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 [syn: sour gum, black
          gum, Nyssa sylvatica]