See also: Ocra

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NounEdit

ocra (countable and uncountable, plural ocras)

  1. (obsolete) Alternative spelling of okra.
    • 1679, Thomas Trapham, A Discourse of the State of Health in the Island of Jamaica..., pp. 59–60:
      ...as a food easy of digestion may well be admitted likewise the young Ocra an agreeable Food as well for the species as individual, dressed variously according to pleasure...
    • 1707, Hans Sloane, A Voyage to the Islands Madera, Barbados..., Vol. I, p. 222:
      Ocra, this has a round green stem, which rises straight up to ten or twelve foot high.

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ocra

  1. third-person singular past historic of ocrer

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ōchra, from Ancient Greek ὤχρα (ṓkhra, pale yellow).

AdjectiveEdit

ocra (feminine singular ocra, masculine plural ocra, feminine plural ocra)

  1. tawny

NounEdit

ocra f (plural ocre)

  1. ochre

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ocra f (plural ocras)

  1. ochre (earth pigment containing silica, aluminium and ferric oxide)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a West African language.

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ocra m (plural ocras)

  1. (El Salvador) okra, Abelmoschus esculentus
    Synonym: quingombó

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