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n.- Chiefly Southwest: beans.

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Usage examples (30)
  • "They are called 'frijoles'," he wrote; "but a bean by any other name is just the same!"
  • "Fray holeys!" repeated Chane, imitating the Mexican's pronunciation of the word "frijoles".
  • I found some corn tortillas, frijoles and cheddare.
  • Se le quemaron los frijoles, instead of Se le quem√≥.
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