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Synonyms of gumbo

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1. gumbo, gumbo soil, soil, dirt

usage: any of various fine-grained silty soils that become waxy and very sticky mud when saturated with water

2. okra, gumbo, okra plant, lady's-finger, Abelmoschus esculentus, Hibiscus esculentus, herb, herbaceous plant

usage: 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. gumbo, okra, vegetable, veggie, veg

usage: long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews

4. gumbo, soup

usage: a soup or stew thickened with okra pods

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