bayo

[ bey-oh ]
/ ˈbeɪ oʊ /

noun, plural bay·os. Chiefly Northern California.

a pinto or chili bean.

Nearby words

  1. bayley scales of infant development,
  2. baylis,
  3. bayliss,
  4. bayliss, sir william maddock,
  5. baylor,
  6. bayonet,
  7. bayonet hair,
  8. bayonet socket,
  9. bayonne,
  10. bayou

Origin of bayo

1850–55; presumably < American Spanish (frijol) bayo name for a reddish-colored bean; see bay5

Also called bayo bean.

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019