Definition of ladies' fingers in English:

ladies' fingers

plural noun

  • another term for okra
    • ‘Usually they are long, thin and tapered, which is why they are also called ‘ladies' fingers ’, but some of them are short and stubby, others are round and they range from dark or light green to bright red.’
    • ‘The general appearance of the pods has resulted in their having the name ‘ladies' fingers’.’