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[Portuguese fey-zhoo-ah-dah; English fey-jwah-duh] /Portuguese ˌfeɪ ʒʊˈɑ dɑ; English feɪˈdʒwɑ də/
noun, Brazilian Cookery.
a dish of rice and black beans baked with various kinds of meat and sausage.
Origin of feijoada
< Brazilian Portuguese, derivative of Portuguese feijão bean, earlier feijoes (plural) < Latin faseolus, diminutive of fasēlus a legume, perhaps the cowpea < Greek phásēlos; see -ade1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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