feijoada

noun
fei·​jo·​a·​da | \ ˌfāzhəˈwät͟hə \
plural -s

Definition of feijoada

: a thick stew that is made of black beans and preferably fatty meat (as sausage) with vegetables and that is popular in Brazil and some other South American countries

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History and Etymology for feijoada

Portuguese, from feijão bean, from Latin phaseolus kidney bean

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“Feijoada.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feijoada. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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