bayo

bayo

[bey-oh]
noun, plural bayos. Chiefly Northern California.
a pinto or chili bean.
Also called bayo bean.


Origin:
1850–55; presumably < American Spanish (frijol) bayo name for a reddish-colored bean; see bay5

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