lady's-finger

noun
plural lady's-fingers

Definition of lady's-finger

: any of various plants with finger-shaped parts: such as
a : any of several legumes (as kidney vetch or bird's-foot trefoil)
b dialectal, England : cuckoopint
c : okra

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First Known Use of lady's-finger

1575, in the meaning defined above

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“Lady's-finger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lady%27s-finger. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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