- Chiefly Southern U.S. See okra. See Regional Note at goober. (noun)
- A soup or stew thickened with okra pods. Also called okra. (noun)
- Chiefly Mississippi Valley &amp; Western U.S. A fine silty soil, common in the southern and western United States, that forms an unusually sticky mud when wet. (noun)
- A French patois spoken by some Black people and Creoles in Louisiana and the French West Indies. (noun)
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