Synonyms

1. okra

noun. ['ˈoʊkrə'] long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant.

Synonyms

  • okra plant
  • seedpod
  • Hibiscus esculentus
  • gumbo
  • Abelmoschus esculentus
  • pod

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Rhymes with Okra

  • iskra
  • lycra
  • ochra
  • sacra

How do you pronounce okra?

Pronounce okra as ˈoʊkrə.

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Sentences with okra


1. Noun, singular or mass
Reserve the cut okra in a bowl and set aside.

2. Verb, base form
Nematodes could cause serious damage to okra as the small roundworms bore into roots.

3. Adjective
For the best harvest, okra seeds should be planted in early summer.

4. Particle
Planting okra seed in soil colder than 65 degrees Fahrenheit could cause immediate root problems.

5. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Increasing the amount of organic material in the ground improves drainage and reduces okra problems in heavy clay.

2. okra

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

Synonyms

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

3. okra

noun. ['ˈoʊkrə'] 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.

Synonyms

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