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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
a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant
a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant
long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews
edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
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