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Definition 1: a soup or stew thickened with okra pods - [noun denoting food]

(gumbo is a kind of ...) liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food

Definition 2: long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for gumbo in the sense of this definition

(gumbo is a kind of ...) edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant

(... is part of 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

Definition 3: 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 - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for gumbo in the sense of this definition

(gumbo is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(gumbo is a part of ...) long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews

(gumbo is a part of ...) long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant

(... is a member of gumbo) genus of tropical coarse herbs having large lobed leaves and often yellow flowers

Definition 4: any of various fine-grained silty soils that become waxy and very sticky mud when saturated with water - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for gumbo in the sense of this definition

(gumbo is a kind of ...) the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock

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