frijol

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Noun[edit]

frijol (plural frijoles)

  1. (in Mexico, the southwestern United States, and the West Indies) Any cultivated bean of the genus Phaseolus, especially the black seed of a variety of Phaseolus vulgaris.
  2. (in Mexico, the southwestern United States, and the West Indies) The bean-like seed of any of several related plants, such as the cowpea, used as food.

Spanish[edit]

Frijoles

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin phaseolus, probably from Ancient Greek φάσηλος (phásēlos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɾiˈxol/, [fɾiˈxol]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ol

Noun[edit]

frijol m (plural frijoles)

  1. (Mexico, Central America, Peru) bean, bean seed
    Synonyms: (Colombia) fríjol, (Venezuela) caraota, (Peru) frejol, (Bolivia, Paraguay, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay) poroto, (Spain) alubia, (Spain) judía, (Castila La Mancha, Murcia, Eastern Andalusia, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico) habichuela, (Galicia) faba
  2. (Mexico, Central America, Peru) bean plant

Descendants[edit]

  • Navajo: bihóól

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