Gumbo

Gum"bo

(gm"b), n. [Written also gombo.] 1. A soup thickened with the mucilaginous pods of the okra; okra soup. Especially, A thick stew made with chicken (chicken gumbo), or seafood (seafood gumbo), thickened with okra or file, and also containing greens and often hot spices; it is particularly popular in Louisiana.
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2. The okra plant or its pods.
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