Definition of Okras

1. okra [n] - See also: okra



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Okras

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

Literary usage of Okras

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

1. May Byron's Vegetable Book: Containing Over 750 Recipes for the Cooking and by May Clarissa Gillington Byron (1916)
"okras Note.—These West Indian pods are not in common use here as in America, ... okras AU GRATIN Take thirty-six fresh medium-sized okras, trim off ends, ..."

2. The New England Cook Book by Helen Saunders Wright (1912)
"okras Cut okras into small lengths, boil in salted water until tender, serve with white sauce, ... okras."

3. The Table: How to Buy Food, how to Cook It, and how to Serve it by Alexander Filippini (1889)
"okras, Plain Boiled.—Take twenty-four medium-sized, sound okras, and wash them well in cold water. Drain thoroughly, and pare both ends. ..."

4. Vegetables by S. Beaty-Pownall (1902)
"For this well wash, drain, and trim the okras neatly at both ends, ... Cold okras make a capital salad mixed with endive and a French salad dressing. ..."

5. Philadelphia Cook Book: A Manual of Home Economics by Sarah Tyson Heston Rorer (1886)
"GUMBO SOUP No. i 1 chicken i^ quarts of cold water 50 oysters i bay leaf 2 dozen okras i onion y2 pound of ham 2 tablespoonfuls of butter Salt and cayenne ..."

6. The Economical Cook Book: A Practical Guide for Housekeepers in the by Sara T. Paul (1905)
"A quart of okras in slices. A few Lima beans. Two ears of sugar corn (the corn cut off). A small onion. A bunch of parsley and thyme, and pepper and salt to ..."

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