gombo

gombo

[guhm-boh]
noun, plural gombos.
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gumbo or gombo (ˈɡʌmbəʊ)
 
n , 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
 
[C19: from Louisiana French gombo, of Bantu origin]
 
gombo or gombo
 
n
 
[C19: from Louisiana French gombo, of Bantu origin]

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