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fei•jo•a•da  (Port. fā′zhŏŏ ädä; Eng. fā jwädə),USA pronunciation n. [Brazilian Cookery.]
  1. Fooda dish of rice and black beans baked with various kinds of meat and sausage.
  • Greek phásēlos; see -ade1
  • Latin faseolus, diminutive of fasēlus a legume, perh. the cowpea
  • Brazilian Portuguese, derivative of Portuguese feijão bean, earlier feijoes (plural)

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