gumbo
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Usage note
The plural of “gumbo” is “gumbos.”
gumbo(
guhm
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bo
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (soup thickened with okra)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el gumbo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I don't really like okra, so I didn't eat the gumbo that everyone else ate.A mí no me gusta la ocra, así que no comí el gumbo como todos los demás.
2. (vegetable)
a. la ocra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I think you may have overcooked the gumbo.Creo que tal vez cocinaste la ocra demasiado.
b. la okra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
For dinner, we had fried gumbo with red beans and rice.Cenamos okra frita con frijoles rojos y arroz.
c. el quimbombó
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
Do you put gumbo in your jambalaya too?¿Pones quimbombó en tu jambalaya también?
d. el quingombó
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
The gumbo's too slimy. Don't add it to the soup.El quingombó es demasiado baboso. No lo añadas a la sopa.
e. el angú
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Costa Rica
(Costa Rica)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
My friends call that vegetable "okra" but I call it "gumbo."Mis amigos le dicen "okra" a esa hortaliza, pero yo la llamo "angú".
f. el molondrón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Slice the gumbo and saute it with onions and garlic.Corta el molondrón y saltéalo con cebollas y ajo.
Gumbo
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
3. (dialect spoken in Louisiana)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. gumbo
I couldn't tell if they were speaking Cajun French or Gumbo.No sabía si estaban hablando francés cajún o gumbo.
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gumbo [ˈɡʌmbəʊ]
noun
(US) (Cookery) sopa o estofado espesado con quingombó
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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