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Noun: bhindi
Usage: Asia
  1. 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
    - okra, gumbo [N. Amer], okra plant, lady's-finger, Abelmoschus esculentus, Hibiscus esculentus
     
  2. Long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant
    - okra
     
  3. Long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sautéed but used especially in soups and stews
    - gumbo [N. Amer], okra

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant, pod, seedpod, veg, vegetable, veggie

Part of: Abelmoschus, genus Abelmoschus

Encyclopedia: Bhindi