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Okra   /ˈoʊkrə/   Listen
Okra

noun
1.
Long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant.
2.
Tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus.  Synonyms: Abelmoschus esculentus, gumbo, Hibiscus esculentus, lady's-finger, okra plant.
3.
Long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews.  Synonym: gumbo.






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Words linked to "Okra" :   Abelmoschus, vegetable, herb, veg, herbaceous plant, seedpod, Hibiscus esculentus, pod, veggie, genus Abelmoschus, gumbo



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