, n. The state of being frigid; want of heat, vigor, or affection; coldness; dullness.





(?) } a. [L. frigorificus; frigus, frigoris, cold + facere to make: cf. F. frigorifique.] Causing cold; producing or generating cold. Quincy.
[1913 Webster]





(?), n.;
pl. Frijoles ()
. Also


}. [Sp. frjol, frjol.] 1. In Mexico, the southwestern United States, and the West Indies, any cultivated bean of the genus Phaseolus, esp. the black seed of a variety of P. vulgaris.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. The beanlike seed of any of several related plants, as the cowpea. Frijoles are an important article of diet among Spanish-American peoples, being used as an ingredient of many dishes.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]




n. A shrub or small tree(Sophora secundiflora) having pinnate leaves poisonous to livestock and dense racemes of intensely fragrant blue flowers and red beans.
Syn. -- mescal bean, coral bean, Sophora secundiflora.
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