gumbo

Definitions

Construction

  • Soil composed of fine-grained clays. When wet, the soil is highly plastic, very sticky, and has a soapy appearance. When dried, it develops large shrinkage cracks.

Food

  • A thick soup or thin stew from Louisiana made with chicken or prawns, tomatoes, rice, sweet peppers, spices, herbs and seasonings and thickened with okra. See e.g. chicken gumbo.

Travel

  • noun a type of thick soup or stew, made with meat or fish and okra, from the southern USA
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