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fri·jol

 (frē-hōl′, frē′hōl′) also fri·jo·le (frē-hō′lĕ, -lā)
n. pl. fri·jo·les (frē-hō′lĕs, -lāz) Southwestern US
A bean cultivated and used for food.

[Spanish, variant of fréjol, from Old Spanish frisol, from Catalan fesol, from Latin phaseolus, diminutive of phasēlus, a type of legume, from Greek phasēlos.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frijole - the common bean plant grown for the beans rather than the pods (especially a variety with large red kidney-shaped beans)frijole - the common bean plant grown for the beans rather than the pods (especially a variety with large red kidney-shaped beans)
genus Phaseolus, Phaseolus - herbs of warm regions including most American beans
common bean, common bean plant, Phaseolus vulgaris - the common annual twining or bushy bean plant grown for its edible seeds or pods
2.frijole - Mexican bean; usually dried
common bean - any of numerous beans eaten either fresh or dried
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I could not resist the ludicrousness of the spectacle, and holding my sides I rocked back and forth in the first laughter which had passed my lips in many days; the first, in fact, since the morning Powell had left camp when his horse, long unused, had precipitately and unexpectedly bucked him off headforemost into a pot of frijoles.
LIKE THE BURNING PASSION I GET AFTER FIVE BOWLS OF FRIJOLE BEANS AND CAYENNE PEPPERS?
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The dinner dishes will include items like the "Frijoles Rebosero." Oyamel will also have specially priced wines for the event.