- okra (senses & )
- a soup thickened with unripe okra pods, usually made with tomatoes, vegetables, and chicken, ham, or seafood
- a fine, silty soil of the Western prairies, which becomes sticky and nonporous when wetalso gumbo soil
- [alsoG-] a French-based Creole (sense ) spoken in Louisiana
Origin of gumbofrom Bantu name for okra
- Chiefly Southern US See okra.
- A soup or stew thickened with okra pods. Also called okra .
- Chiefly Mississippi Valley & Western US A fine silty soil, common in the southern and western United States, that forms an unusually sticky mud when wet.
- Gumbo A French patois spoken by some black people and Creoles in Louisiana and the French West Indies.
Origin of gumboLouisiana French gombo of Bantu origin Tshiluba ki-ngumbo okra
(countable and uncountable, plural gumbos)