Definition of feijoada in English:


Syllabification: fei·jo·a·da
Pronunciation: /ˌfāZHo͝oˈädə, fāˈjwädə


  • A Brazilian or Portuguese stew of black beans with pork or other meat and vegetables, served with rice.
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    • Then you can go on to the hot table, where Robinson's Brazilian black-bean stew, feijoada, waits alongside its traditional accompaniment of greens, cut narrow and cooked so that they retain some spring and crunch.
    • It serves the national dish, feijoada (a black-bean stew with pork, beef and chorizo), with couve (stir-fried collard greens) and freshly cut orange and farofa (a blend of flour, olives, raisins and eggs).
    • On Saturdays, we have feijoada - a stew made out of pig bits, black beans and green cabbage.


Portuguese, from feijão, from Latin phaseolus 'bean'.

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