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gum•bo



Pronunciation: (gum'bō), [key]
n., pl. -bos,
adj.


n.
1. a stew or thick soup, usually made with chicken or seafood, greens, and okra or sometimes filé as a thickener.
2. okra.
3. soil that becomes sticky and nonporous when wet.

adj.
of, pertaining to, or like gumbo.

Gum•bo



Pronunciation: (gum'bō), [key]
n. (sometimes l.c.)
a French patois spoken by blacks and Creoles in Louisiana and the French West Indies.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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