Definition of Abelmoschus esculentus

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Gumbo, Hibiscus Esculentus, Lady's-finger, Okra, Okra Plant
Terms within: Gumbo, Okra, Okra
Group relationships: Abelmoschus, Genus Abelmoschus
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abelmoschus Esculentus

Abel Tasman
Abel test
Abel tests
Abelam
Abelams
Abelard
Abelian
Abelian algebra
Abelian algebras
Abelian group
Abelite
Abelites
Abell-Kendall method
Abellen Ayta
Abelmoschus
Abelmoschus esculentus
Abelmoschus moschatus
Abelonian
Abelonians
Abelson
Abelson murine leukaemia virus
Abenaki
Abenakis
Abenlen
Abenlens
Aber
Aberdare
Aberdeen
Aberdeen Angus
Aberdeen Terrier

Literary usage of Abelmoschus esculentus

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1. Reading List on Papermaking Materials by Clarence Jay West (1921)
"Bull. fabr. papier; Taper Maker xlviii, No. 6, 802 (Dec. 1, 1914); Paper Making xxxiii, No. 8, 314-316. Abelmoschus. See Hibiscus. abelmoschus esculentus. ..."

2. Economic plants of Porto Rico by Orator Fuller Cook, Guy N. Collins (1903)
"... which have a strong odor of musk. At CataƱo this was called " caballo asi." (Stahl, 2: 87. as Abelmoschus moschatus.) abelmoschus esculentus. ..."

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