ocra

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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

  1. tawny

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ocra f (plural ocre)

  1. ochre

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ocra f (plural ocras)

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a West African language.

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ocra m (plural ocras)

  1. (El Salvador) okra, Abelmoschus esculentus

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