What is another word for okra?

70 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ˈə͡ʊkɹə], [ ˈə‍ʊkɹə], [ ˈəʊ_k_ɹ_ə]

Okra, also known as lady's fingers, is a versatile and nutritious vegetable that is often used in Southern and African cuisine. Besides its common name "okra," there are several synonyms for this green vegetable. These include gumbo, bhindi, bindi, and Abelmoschus esculentus. Gumbo, named after the traditional Cajun dish it is often used in, is a popular synonym for okra in the United States. Bhindi and bindi are commonly used in Indian cuisine, where okra is a staple ingredient in curries and stews. Finally, Abelmoschus esculentus is the scientific name for okra, and it is a popular term among biologists and botanists. No matter what you call it, okra is a healthy addition to any meal.

What are the hypernyms for Okra?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Okra?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for okra (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Okra?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Okra

Add the corn cut from three large ears, or half a can of corn, two sliced tomatoes, two potatoes cut into dice, six pods of okra, and half a cupful of cold boiled ham chopped fine.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book"
Myrtle Reed
Add a can of chicken, half a cupful of stewed tomatoes, a can of okra, one cupful of chicken stock, and boiling water to cover.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book"
Myrtle Reed
Every summer we had roasting ears, popcorn, cantaloupes, watermelons, peanuts, okra, squash, pumpkins, and more kinds of beans and peas than I can name.
"The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography"
Johnson, Clarence Edgar

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