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Definition of okra
- Okra n
- Long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant
- 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 [syn: {gumbo}, {okra plant}, {lady's-finger}, {Abelmoschus esculentus}, {Hibiscus esculentus}]
- Long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews [syn: {gumbo}]
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