how to pronounce okra


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okra is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of okra in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… most days though her okra cooking falls …”

meanings of okra


  1. The flowering mallow plant Abelmoschus esculentus itself, now commonly grown in the tropics and warmer parts of the temperate zones.
  2. The edible immature mucilaginous seed pod (properly, capsule) of the Abelmoschus esculentus.

okra frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word okra occurs in english on average 1.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics okra can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that okra can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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