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okrao‧kra /ˈɒkrə, ˈəʊ- $ ˈoʊ-/ noun [uncountable]  DFa green vegetable used in cooking, especially in Asia and the southern US
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okraNow star fruit and okra jostle root ginger and mangoes on supermarket shelves.Fry the onions, celery, peppers and okra for about 10 minutes until soft. 2.Add stock, wine, tomatoes and okra.Glumly, he began to pull out okra and edenwort.Plant okra outside in May once the soil is warm.He turned the oven on to 250 and put the okra and the edenwort on to a low heat.A friend from Alabama never made chili without okra, and her chili was legendary.
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