Definition of frijoles in English:

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frijoles

Pronunciation: /frɪˈhəʊlɛs/

plural noun

(In Mexican cooking) beans.
Example sentences
  • After dinner, typically a light meatless meal with corn tortillas and frijoles or some kind of pepper or tomato soup, I sit on the bench in the courtyard enjoying the evening breeze or reading the paper while the children play.
  • Puerto Ricans and Chicanos are linguistically linked, but if you invite them over for frijoles and serve refried beans, one will be disappointed.
  • It is folded over and filled with a soft white cheese, chopped meat, fried pork rinds, or frijoles (red or black beans).

Origin

Spanish, plural of frijol 'bean'.

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