bayo

[ bey-oh ]
/ ˈbeɪ oʊ /

noun, plural bay·os.Chiefly Northern California.

a pinto or chili bean.

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Also called bayo bean .

Origin of bayo

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