Definition of frijol in English:


Syllabification: fri·jol
Pronunciation: /ˈfrēhōl, frēˈhōl

noun (plural frijoles /-hōlz, ˈhōlāz, -lēz/)

  • A bean, especially a red kidney bean or cowpea, used as a staple in Mexican cooking.
    More example sentences
    • I learned that eating 6 frijols or a handful of papaya seeds aids in digestion.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody