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English Dictionary: gumbo by the DICT Development Group
2 results for gumbo
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gumbo
n
  1. any of various fine-grained silty soils that become waxy and very sticky mud when saturated with water
    Synonym(s): gumbo, gumbo soil
  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
    Synonym(s): okra, gumbo, okra plant, lady's-finger, Abelmoschus esculentus, Hibiscus esculentus
  3. long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews
    Synonym(s): gumbo, okra
  4. a soup or stew thickened with okra pods
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Gumbo \Gum"bo\, n. [Written aalso gombo.]
      1. A soup thickened with the mucilaginous pods of the okra;
            okra soup.
  
      2. The okra plant or its pods.
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