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

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

frijol m (plural frijoles)

  1. (Mexico, Central America, Peru) bean, bean seed
  2. (Mexico, Central America, Peru) bean plant

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