refried beans
noun plural Date: 1957 beans cooked with seasonings, fried, then mashed and fried again

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  • refried beans — ☆ refried beans [rē′frīd΄ ] n. a Mexican dish consisting of beans, esp. pinto beans, that have been simmered till tender, then seasoned, mashed, and fried …   English World dictionary

  • refried beans — 1957, translating Sp. frijoles refritos …   Etymology dictionary

  • refried beans — noun dried beans cooked and mashed and then fried in lard with various seasonings • Syn: ↑frijoles refritos • Regions: ↑Mexico, ↑United Mexican States • Hypernyms: ↑dish * * * refried beans f11 …   Useful english dictionary

  • refried beans — re|fried beans [ˌri:fraıd ˈbi:nz] n [plural] [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: Translation of Spanish frijoles refritos] a Mexican dish in which beans that have already been cooked are crushed and then ↑fried with spices …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • refried beans — re|fried beans [ ,rifraıd binz ] noun plural a food from Mexico that consists of cooked beans that are FRIED with spices …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • refried beans — re′fried beans′ n. pl. coo Mexican style cooked beans that have been mashed and fried, often with onions and seasonings • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • refried beans — Mexican Cookery. dried beans, cooked and mashed and then fried in lard, sometimes with onions and other seasonings. Also called frijoles refritos. [1955 60; RE + FRIED] * * * …   Universalium

  • refried beans — noun A dry to mushy paste made by boiling, mashing and then frying particularly pinto or black beans, included in or served as anything from a main dish in Central America to a dip in the Southern U.S …   Wiktionary

  • refried beans — plural noun (in Mexican cooking) pinto beans boiled and fried in advance and reheated when required …   English new terms dictionary

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