noun, plural fri·jo·les [free-hohlz, free-hoh-leez; Spanish free-haw-les] /ˈfri hoʊlz, friˈhoʊ liz; Spanish friˈhɔ lɛs/.
- frijoles refritos,
- frill-necked lizard
Origin of frijol
Examples from the Web for frijoles
Two of the men carried earthen platters filled with frijoles, a single tortilla in each platter.The Rifle Rangers|Captain Mayne Reid
Will James knew his frijoles, but burned them up before he died, in 1942.Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest|J. Frank Dobie
Well, we better go out and get some grub, tortillas and frijoles, don't you think?
About dark tortillas and frijoles were brought down to them by the facetious turnkey, who was accompanied as usual by two guards.
I reckon, though, that frijoles and side bacon would do me about as well.
noun plural -joles (-həʊlz, Spanish -ˈxoles)
Word Origin for frijol
1570s, from Spanish frijoles (plural) "beans," from Latin phaseolus, phaselus "kidney bean," from Greek phaselos "a kind of bean."