gum•boPronunciation: (gum'bō), [key]
—n., pl. -bos,
a stew or thick soup, usually made with chicken or seafood, greens, and okra or sometimes filé as a thickener.
soil that becomes sticky and nonporous when wet.
of, pertaining to, or like gumbo.
Gum•boPronunciation: (gum'bō), [key]
—n. (sometimes l.c.)
a French patois spoken by blacks and Creoles in Louisiana and the French West Indies.
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