Okra

Lady Fingers or Okra over wooden table background
Synonyms:
Lady Finger
Categories: Medicinal Plant
Okra (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • okry (Southern US vern.); ochro, ochroe (Caribbean); okro
  • (obsolete): ochre, ockro, ocra, ocro, occra, occro, ochra, ocre, okero, okwa, ookroo

Etymology

From an unknown West African language, probably Igbo ọ́kụ̀rụ̀ but cf. Akan ŋkrũmã and ŋkrakra (broth).

Pronunciation

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