"okra" in the noun sense
long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant
2. okra, gumbo, okra plant, lady's-finger, Abelmoschus esculentus, Hibiscus esculentus
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
3. gumbo, okra
long mucilaginous green pods may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews
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