frijole

noun fri·jo·le \ frē-ˈhō-lē \
variants: or less commonly frijol play \frē-ˈhōl, ˈfrē-ˌ\

Definition of frijole

plural frijoles play \frē-ˈhō-lēz, ˈfrē-ˌ\
: any of various beans used in Mexican style cooking usually used in plural

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Origin and Etymology of frijole

American Spanish frijol, from Spanish, kidney bean, from earlier fesol, fresol, probably modification of Galician feijoo, from Latin phaseolus, diminutive of phaselus cowpea, from Greek phasēlos


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