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Meaning of okra

o•kra

Pronunciation: (ō'kru), [key]
— n.
  1. a shrub, Abelmoschus esculentus, of the mallow family, bearing beaked pods.
  2. the pods, used in soups, stews, etc.
  3. a dish made with the pods. Also called
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