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gum·bo

 (gŭm′bō)
n. pl. gum·bos
1. Chiefly Southern US See okra.
2. A soup or stew thickened with okra pods. Also called okra.
3. Chiefly Mississippi Valley & Western US A fine silty soil, common in the southern and western United States, that forms an unusually sticky mud when wet.
4. Gumbo A French patois spoken by some black people and Creoles in Louisiana and the French West Indies.

[Louisiana French gombo, of Bantu origin; akin to Tshiluba ki-ngumbo, okra.]

gumbo

(ˈɡʌmbəʊ) or

gombo

n, pl -bos
1. (Plants) the mucilaginous pods of okra
2. (Plants) another name for okra
3. (Cookery) a soup or stew thickened with okra pods
4. (Physical Geography) a fine soil in the W prairies that becomes muddy when wet
[C19: from Louisiana French gombo, of Bantu origin]

Gumbo

(ˈɡʌmbəʊ)
n
(Languages) (sometimes not capital) a French patois spoken by Creoles in Louisiana and the Caribbean

gum•bo

(ˈgʌm boʊ)

n., pl. -bos.
1. a soup of chicken or seafood, greens, and seasonings, usu. thickened with okra.
2. okra.
3. soil that becomes sticky and nonporous when wet.
[1795–1805; < Louisiana French]

Gum•bo

(ˈgʌm boʊ)

n.
(sometimes l.c.) Louisiana Creole.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gumbo - any of various fine-grained silty soils that become waxy and very sticky mud when saturated with water
dirt, soil - the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
2.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 stewsgumbo - 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
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
3.gumbo - long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews
veg, vegetable, veggie - edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
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
4.gumbo - a soup or stew thickened with okra pods
soup - liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
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When cut, it secretes a mucilaginous liquid responsible for its slimy texture, which is also a natural thickener in dishes like soups and stews, including gumbo. Low calorie and high in dietary fiber--a one-cup serving dishes out 16% DV (Daily Value, based on 2,000 calories/day)--okra also delivers a duo of bone-protecting vitamin K (80% DV) and calcium (12% DV), and a trio of B vitamins essential for converting food to fuel--thiamin, vitamin B6 (both 14% DV), and folate (18% DV).
Donnie sat in the front yard until sunset, when Shirley emerged from the screen door with, "Gumbo's ready!" Donnie waited for her to go back inside before he got up and headed in.
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