[ bey-oh ]
/ ˈbeɪ oʊ /
noun, plural bay·os. Chiefly Northern California.
a pinto or chili bean.
- bayley scales of infant development,
- bayliss, sir william maddock,
- bayonet hair,
- bayonet socket,
Origin of bayo
1850–55; presumably < American Spanish (frijol) bayo name for a reddish-colored bean; see bay5
Also called bayo bean.
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