[ bey-oh ]

noun,plural bay·os.Chiefly Northern California.
  1. a pinto or chili bean.

Origin of bayo

First recorded in 1850–55; presumably from Latin American Spanish (frijol) bayo, the name for a reddish-colored bean; see bay5
  • Also called bayo bean .

Words Nearby bayo Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use bayo in a sentence

  • "She ain' gone 'cross de bayo' fo' de hoss," answered Lucy, reaching for the curtain rod.

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