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refried beans

noun, Mexican Cookery.
1.
dried beans, cooked and mashed and then fried in lard, sometimes with onions and other seasonings.
Also called frijoles refritos.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; re- + fried
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refried beans
1957, transl. Sp. frijoles refritos.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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