[Portuguese fey-zhoo-ah-dah; English fey-jwah-duh]
noun Brazilian Cookery.
a dish of rice and black beans baked with various kinds of meat and sausage.

< Brazilian Portuguese, derivative of Portuguese feijão bean, earlier feijoes (plural) < Latin faseolus, diminutive of fasēlus a legume, perhaps the cowpea < Greek phásēlos; see -ade1

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