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jelly okra

[from the mucilaginous juice] n. 1. roselle, Hibiscus sabdariffa; the calyx of its flower is eaten as a fruit: 1946 (Morton 85).

2. young, juicy okra, Hibiscus esculentus. (Eleu., San Sal.)

Tags: food, noun, plant, vegetable

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Last update: 2011-05-31 01:32
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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