Definition of gumbo noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɡʌmbəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡʌmboʊ//
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a thick chicken or seafood soup, usually made with the vegetable okra Word Origin early 19th cent.: from the Angolan word kingombo ‘okra’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gumbo