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frijole

(frēhō`lē) [Span. fríjol ], in Mexico and the Spanish-American countries, any cultivated bean of the genus Phaseolus. The term frijole refers to the small, flat, black bean that ranks next to corn in importance in the diet of most Latin American countries. It is probably of South American origin and belongs to the same family as the bean introduced into Europe in the 16th cent., from which sprang many of the modern cultivated varieties.
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A section titled Rincon cultural, or Culture Corner teaches about varieties of frijoles, counting in Spanish, pinatas, and inspires with a song, la cancion, about breaking the pinata, Dale, Dale, Dale.
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Los frijoles especialmente han resultado defraudantes, y la coliflor tambien ha estado por debajo de las expectativas.