Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of GUMBO

Pronunciation:  'gumbow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a soup or stew thickened with okra pods
  2. [n]  long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews
  3. [n]  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
  4. [n]  any of various fine-grained silty soils that become waxy and very sticky mud when saturated with water
 

GUMBO is a 5 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: Abelmoschus esculentus, gumbo soil, Hibiscus esculentus, lady's-finger, okra, okra, okra plant
 
 See Also: Abelmoschus, Abelmoschus esculentus, dirt, genus Abelmoschus, gumbo, gumbo, herb, herbaceous plant, Hibiscus esculentus, lady's-finger, okra plant, soil, soup, vegetable, veggie

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adhesive, adobe, albumen, amylaceous, batter, bisque, bonnyclabber, borscht, bouillabaisse, bouillon, broth, burgoo, butter, chicken soup, chowder, clabber, clabbered, clam chowder, clammy, clay, clayey, clayish, clear soup, clotted, coagulated, consomme, cornstarch, cream, curd, curdled, dough, doughy, earthy, egg drop soup, egg white, fish soup, gaum, gaumy, gazpacho, gel, gelatin, gelatinous, glair, glairy, glop, glue, gluelike, gluey, gluten, glutenous, glutinose, glutinous, goo, gooey, gook, goop, gravy soup, gruel, grumous, gumbolike, gumlike, gummous, gummy, gunk, heavy, inspissated, jam, jell, jelled, jellied, jelly, jellylike, julienne, loamy, loblolly, marly, matzo ball soup, minestrone, mire, misoshiru soup, mock turtle soup, molasses, mucilage, mucilaginous, muck, mucus, mud, mulligatawny, ooze, oxtail soup, pap, paste, pasty, porridge, potage, potage au tomate, potato soup, pot-au-feu, pottage, pudding, pulp, puree, putty, rob, ropy, semifluid, semiliquid, size, slabby, slime, slimy, slip, slithery, slob, slop, slosh, sludge, slush, soily, soup, squash, starch, starchy, sticky, sticky mess, stock, stodgy, stringy, swill, syrup, syrupy, tacky, tenacious, thick, thick soup, thickened, thin soup, tomato soup, tough, treacle, tremelloid, tremellose, turtle soup, vegetable soup, vichyssoise, viscid, viscose, viscous, won ton soup
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY