from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Brazilian dish consisting of an assortment of sliced meats, such as tongue and sausage, and side dishes, including rice, beans, collard greens, oranges, and hot pepper sauce.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A stew of beans with beef and pork, considered the national dish of Brazil.
Portuguese, from feijão, bean, from Latin phaseolus; see frijol.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Portuguese feijoada, from feijão ("bean"). (Wiktionary)