gumbo

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gumbo,

another name for okra; also applied in the W United States to a rich, black, alkaline alluvial soil, which is soapy or sticky when wet.

gumbo

[′gəm·bō]
(botany)
(geology)
A soil that forms a sticky mud when wet.

gumbo

A fine-grained clay; very sticky when wet.