Synonyms for gumbo-limbo |

Synonyms and antonyms for gumbo-limbo

1. gumbo-limbo (n.)

tropical American tree yielding a reddish resin used in cements and varnishes


2. limbo (n.)

the state of being disregarded or forgotten

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3. gumbo (n.)

any of various fine-grained silty soils that become waxy and very sticky mud when saturated with water


4. limbo (n.)

an imaginary place for lost or neglected things


5. limbo (n.)

(theology) in Roman Catholicism, the place of unbaptized but innocent or righteous souls (such as infants and virtuous individuals)


6. gumbo (n.)

a soup or stew thickened with okra pods


7. gumbo (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


8. gumbo (n.)

long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews