1. gumbo

noun. ['ˈgʌmboʊ'] a soup or stew thickened with okra pods.


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Rhymes with Gumbo

  • palumbo
  • columbo
  • colombo
  • trumbo
  • stumbo
  • mumbo
  • jumbo
  • dumbo
  • cumbo

Sentences with gumbo

1. Noun, singular or mass
Roux is made from a mix of flour and fat that thickens the gumbo and cooks along with it.

2. Adjective
Cajun gumbo uses shellfish, sausage or meat and is very spicy due to the addition of cayenne pepper.

2. gumbo-limbo

noun. ['ˈgʌmboʊˈlɪmboʊ'] tropical American tree yielding a reddish resin used in cements and varnishes.


  • genus Bursera
  • incense tree
  • Bursera simaruba

3. gumbo

noun. ['ˈgʌmboʊ'] long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews.


  • okra plant
  • veg
  • Hibiscus esculentus
  • Abelmoschus esculentus
  • lady's-finger
  • veggie
  • vegetable

4. gumbo

noun. ['ˈgʌmboʊ'] any of various fine-grained silty soils that become waxy and very sticky mud when saturated with water.


  • dirt
  • soil

5. gumbo

noun. ['ˈgʌmboʊ'] 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.


  • herbaceous plant
  • okra plant
  • Abelmoschus
  • genus Abelmoschus
  • Hibiscus esculentus
  • Abelmoschus esculentus
  • lady's-finger
  • okra