Pronunciation: (frē'hōl, frē-hōl'; Sp. frē-hôl'), [key]
—pl. fri•jo•lesPronunciation: (frē'hōlz, frē-hō'lēz; Sp. frē-hô'les). [key]
any bean of the genus Phaseolus, esp. the kidney bean, the seeds of which are used for food in Mexico, in the southwestern U.S., etc. Also,fri•jo•lePronunciation: (frē-hō'lē). [key]
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