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Meaning of ABELMOSCHUS ESCULENTUS

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  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
 
 Synonyms: gumbo, Hibiscus esculentus, lady's-finger, okra, okra plant
 
 See Also: Abelmoschus, genus Abelmoschus, herb, herbaceous plant

 

 

 

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