corchorus

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Noun1.Corchorus - any of various plants of the genus Corchorus having large leaves and cymose clusters of yellow flowerscorchorus - any of various plants of the genus Corchorus having large leaves and cymose clusters of yellow flowers; a source of jute
genus Corchorus, Corchorus - widely distributed genus of tropical herbs or subshrubs; especially Asia
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
2.Corchorus - widely distributed genus of tropical herbs or subshrubs; especially Asia
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Tiliaceae, linden family, Tiliaceae - chiefly trees and shrubs of tropical and temperate regions of especially southeastern Asia and Brazil; genera Tilia, Corchorus, Entelea, Grewia, Sparmannia
corchorus - any of various plants of the genus Corchorus having large leaves and cymose clusters of yellow flowers; a source of jute
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Akanwu is also added in ewedu and okro soup during preparations in order to boost the viscosity as well as to increase the greenness and texture of the vegetables.
Whether in the genes or in the delicious ewedu soup, multiple birth rates have been established to be above the normal among the Yoruba.
While Ibadan or Oyo State people in general where ewedu is a special delicacy will mix egusi with ewedu.
In Southwestern Nigeria, Yoruba women insert 'ewedu' leaves into their vagina to facilitate labour instead of accepting to be induced in the hospital.
The major potential crops include Rice (Oryza Sativa), Maize (Zea Mays), Okro (Hibiscus Esculentus), Pepper (Capsicum Annum), Water Leaf (Talium Triangulare), Pumpkin (Cucurbita Pepo), Sugar Cane (Saccharum Officinarum), Greens (Amaranthus Spp), Spinach (Spinacia Oleracea), other vegetables such Tomatoes and Ayoyo (Ewedu).
No, but I eat pounded yam with my ewedu. I am very selective with what I eat (Laughs).
Another taboo is that green drawl soup known as ewedu must not get to his shrine.
It is simply the combination of ewedu and gbegiri soups.
I do if I have to because I didn't grow up with amala and ewedu. I am cosmopolitan, but I didn't realize that for a long time.
The leaves of Corchorus olitorius or Jute, which is popularly called Ewedu in Yoruba, Atiever or Adigbor in Tiv, Epo-Ipin (Mbo) in Idoma and Lalo in Hausa, is rich in beta-carotene, iron, calcium and vitamin C.
Well, a Yoruba woman traps a hot amala pot with her legs and turns elubo over with dexterity, producing morsels that will slide down your throat with undisturbed rapidity, powered by fresh ewedu. The Igbo woman has a wonderful way with the mortar: she pounds fufu with clinical finish and knows the right type of vegetable for the occasion.