frijol

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USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled “fríjol” in the singular masculine noun.
frijol(
free
-
hohl
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. bean
Almorcé arroz con frijoles negros y pollo.I had rice, black beans, and chicken for lunch.
frijoles
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(nourishment)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. food
No queremos dinero o bienes, solo frijoles y un techo.We don't want money or possessions, just food and shelter.
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frijol
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. bean
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
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fríjol
frijol
1 especialmente (Latinoamérica) (Botánica) (judía) bean
frijol colorado kidney bean
frijol de café coffee bean
frijol de soja soya bean
2 frijoles (Latinoamérica) (comida) food
singular
; (s)
buscarse los frijoles (Cuba) to earn a crust (familiar); earn a living
3
¡frijoles! (Caribe) certainly not!; not on your life!
echar frijoles (México) to blow one's own trumpet
ser como los frijoles que al primer hervor se arrugan (And) (México) to run at the first sign of trouble
4 (México) (mofa) taunt
5 (And) (México) (cobarde) coward
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