Definition of Gumbos

1. Noun. (plural of gumbo) ¹



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Definition of Gumbos

1. gumbo [n] - See also: gumbo

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gumbos

gumagumas
gumba
gumball
gumball machine
gumbe
gumbo
gumbo-limbo
gumbo limbo
gumbo limbos
gumbo soil
gumboil
gumboils
gumboot
gumboots
gumbos (current term)
gumbotil
gumbotils
gumdrop
gumdrops
gumless
gumlike
gumline
gumlines
gumma
gummas
gummata
gummatous
gummatous abscess
gummatous syphilid

Literary usage of Gumbos

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Home Cook Book: A Collection of Practical Receipts by Expert Cooks (1905)
"... SOUPS, gumbos Asparagus Soup—Cream of Asparagus—Bean Soup—Black Bean Soup—Lima Bean Soup —Beef Stew with Rice—Company Bouillon—Vegetable Bouillon—Carrot ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1916)
"These beds evidently belong to the series of shales, gumbos, and rocks we are now considering. At the depth of 2200 ft., a small show of oil was found, ..."

3. The Cradle of the Blue Nile: A Visit to the Court of King John of Ethiopia by Emilius Albert De Cosson (1877)
"The same morning the same village had furnished for breakfast 200 cakes of bread, 1 goat, 60 eggs, 15 fowls, and 2 gumbos of beer. ..."

4. Transactions by American Institute of Mining Engineers, Metallurgical Society of AIME, Society of Mining Engineers of AIME. (1915)
"These gumbos carry some included lenses of shale, but these are as a rule not individually extensive. They also carry small pockets of pulverulent gypsum ..."

5. Transactions by American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Metallurgical Society of AIME, Society of Mining Engineers of AIME., Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (U.S.). (1916)
"These beds evidently belong to the series of gumbos, and rocks we are now considering. At the depth of 2200 ft — small show of oil was found, ..."

6. Proceedings by American Society of Civil Engineers (1907)
"If the material is too wet to be plowed, as in case of swamp muck, quicksands and some gumbos; or is too hard to be plowed ..."

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