Definition of Okra

1. Noun. Long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant.




2. Noun. 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. Noun. Long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews.
Exact synonyms: Gumbo
Generic synonyms: Veg, Vegetable, Veggie
Group relationships: Abelmoschus Esculentus, Gumbo, Hibiscus Esculentus, Lady's-finger, Okra Plant

Definition of Okra

1. n. An annual plant (Abelmoschus, or Hibiscus, esculentus), whose green pods, abounding in nutritious mucilage, are much used for soups, stews, or pickles; gumbo.

2. n. The pods of the plant okra, used as a vegetable; also, a dish prepared with them; gumbo.

Definition of Okra

1. Noun. the annual plant, ''Hibiscus esculentus'', of Ethiopian origin, grown for its edible pods. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Okra

1. a tall annual herb [n -S]

Medical Definition of Okra

1. An annual plant (Abelmoschus, or Hibiscus, esculentus), whose green pods, abounding in nutritious mucilage, are much used for soups, stews, or pickles; gumbo. Alternative forms: ocra and ochra. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Okra

okenite
okenites
oker
okes
okey
okey-doke
okey-dokey
okey dokey
okeydoke
okeydokey
okimono
okimonos
okina
okiya
okonomiyaki
okra (current term)
okra plant
okras
okroshka
okrug
okta
oktas
okuriashi
okuridashi
okurigake
okurigana
okurihikiotoshi
okurinage
okuritaoshi
okuritsuridashi

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