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|Noun||1.||Abelmoschus - genus of tropical coarse herbs having large lobed leaves and often yellow flowers|
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Abelmoschus esculentus, Hibiscus esculentus, lady's-finger, okra plant, okra, gumbo - 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