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Meaning of GUMBO

Pronunciation:  'gumbow

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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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