Definition of feijoada in English:

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Pronunciation: /feɪˈ(d)ʒwaðə/
Pronunciation: /feɪˈ(d)ʒwadə/


[mass noun]
A Brazilian or Portuguese stew of black beans with pork or other meat and vegetables, served with rice.
Example sentences
  • 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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