okra

[ UK /ˈə‍ʊkɹɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈoʊkɹə/ ]
NOUN
  1. long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews
  2. 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
  3. long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant
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How To Use okra In A Sentence

  • Basically, it is a fish stew mixed with squash, sweet potatoes, okra, tamarind, and different kinds of peppers.
  • Cook in the oven till the okra is cooked and starts to attain a brown shade. Crispy Baked Okra Salad « Salt and Pepper.
  • Some cheered at the decision, but the president's decision is unpopular among some parties who priorly bid coalition with Yudhoyono's Democratic Party (Partai Demokrat - PD [id]). Global Voices in English » Indonesia: Central Bank Chief, the next VP?
  • However, when I lived in Texas, I did enjoy frittered okra as long as it was cut in small pieces and very crispy. Spicy pickled okra | Homesick Texan
  • They were not so free as the chokras, since a different measure was used between a girl and a boy.
  • The wait for ribs and sliced pork yielded plates of succulent meat accompanied by chunky homemade potato salad and fried okra.
  • I have never had a problem with the okra 'mucilage', but I know some people are completely appalled by it. Gastropod: Okra
  • Women unable to feed the bellies of hungry children, were forced to rummage through garbage, and by the grace of God, and anointed creativity, found leftovers okra, rice, tomato, a scrap of pork and a fragment of shrimp to create a meal we call gumbo. Rev. Otis Moss III: A Blue Note Gospel
  • Look for a formula containing gentle, nonirritating herbs like alder buckthorn, okra, triphala and aloe, and the mineral magnesium hydroxide that will soothe the bowel, stimulate peristalsis, and help eliminate mucus from the bowel. The Fiber35 Diet
  • Cut off the conical top and the very tip of each okra pod and then cut the pods, crosswise into 7mm - 1cm segments.
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