Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A Brazilian or Portuguese stew made with beans, pork, and beef, typically served with rice and orange slices.

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  • noun A stew of beans with beef and pork, considered the national dish of Brazil.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Portuguese, from feijão, bean, from Latin phaseolus; see frijol.]

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From Portuguese feijoada, from feijão ("bean").

Examples

  • Tangirala snagged the top spot by spelling the word feijoada correctly.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • Discreet "feijoada" fanciers follow this with nothing stronger than mineral water.

    Rio De Janeiro

  • If you like unusual combinations of tastes and textures, you will rave about "feijoada".

    Rio De Janeiro

  • The thick bean and pork stew called feijoada, which all Brazilians embrace as their national culinary symbol, has historical origins that mirror the country’s cultural mix of Portuguese colonials, indigenous Indians, and African slaves who were brought to work plantations—rubber, sugar, cotton, cocoa, coffee—or mine diamonds and gold.

    One Big Table

  • If you want I can go on in Portuguese (at least I know how to spell "feijoada").

    Home

  • If you want I can go on in Portuguese (at least I know how to spell "feijoada").

    Home

  • If you want I can go on in Portuguese (at least I know how to spell "feijoada").

    Home

  • Piled out plates with 'feijoada' or traditional stew and meat and fruit.

    PEAS ON TOAST

  • If you want I can go on in Portuguese (at least I know how to spell "feijoada").

    Home

  • A modern feijoada is a medley of smoked pork, sausages and chops, all simmering in a glossy black sea of beans.

    The Feijoada From Ipanema

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