Abelmoschus esculentus

noun
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
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Abelmoschus, ↑genus Abelmoschus
Part Meronyms: ↑gumbo, ↑okra

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  • Abelmoschus esculentus — Okra O kra, n. 1. (Bot.) An annual plant ({Abelmoschus esculentus} syn. {Hibiscus esculentus}), whose green pods, abounding in nutritious mucilage, are much used for soups, stews, or pickles; gumbo. [Written also {ocra} and {ochra}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abelmoschus esculentus — El gombo (del bantú ngombo, en la taxonomía científica Abelmoschus esculentus) es una planta tropical con flores originaria de África. Su fruto, una cápsula de forma piramidal, parecida a un pimiento alargado y denominada espárrago del pobre por… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Abelmoschus esculentus — ID 4 Symbol Key ABES Common Name okra Family Malvaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CT, DC, FL, IL, KY, LA, MD, MI, MS, NC, PR, SC, VA, VI Growth Habit Subshrub, Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Abelmoschus esculentus — …   Википедия

  • Abelmoschus Esculentus — Moench. Okra (E); Algalia (C); Candia (C); Gombo (C); Gumbo (J); Guicombo (C); Lagarto (C); Naju (P). . Young okra is good as a vegetable or a pickle; roasted seeds are eaten on toast, sometimes used as a coffee substitute. The fruits are… …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

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