D. Harper. “Etymology of okra.” Online Etymology Dictionary. https://www.etymonline.com/word/okra (accessed $(datetime)).
Definitions of okra
long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant;
tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus;