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The name for the vegetable okra in some Bantu languages is thought to be the origin of the name of what dish?

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The name for the vegetable okra in some Bantu languages is thought to be the origin of the name of what dish?
posted Dec 24, 2019 by Rahul Vaidya

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Gumbo
In various Bantu languages, okra is called (ki)ngombo or a variant. Gumbo is a Creole dish popular in Louisiana, USA, consisting primarily of stock, meat or shellfish, vegetables (celery, bell peppers, and onions), and a thickener - usually okra.

answer Dec 26, 2019 by Pushpak Chauhan
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