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|Noun||1.||Abelmoschus esculentus - 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|
gumbo, okra - long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews
Abelmoschus, genus Abelmoschus - genus of tropical coarse herbs having large lobed leaves and often yellow flowers
okra - long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant