noun (always plural)
Etymology: From Spanish frijoles refritos meaning "fried beans", where re- adds emphasis
- 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.
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