Okra

o'kra .—A plant, the long green, mucilaginous pods of which are used in soups, stews, etc.
Okra  or Gumbo (Hibiscus esculentus ) is a generally used food plant most commonly employed in soups in the East and West Indies and also in the southern United States. It was anciently grown in tropical Africa and Egypt, and is now diffused in tropical countries and in the southern United States.