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gombo

[guhm-boh] /ˈgʌm boʊ/
noun, plural gombos.
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gumbo

/ˈɡʌmbəʊ/
noun (US & Canadian) (pl) -bos
1.
the mucilaginous pods of okra
2.
another name for okra
3.
a soup or stew thickened with okra pods
4.
a fine soil in the W prairies that becomes muddy when wet
Word Origin
C19: from Louisiana French gombo, of Bantu origin
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