Definition of Frijolillo

1. Noun. Shrub or small tree having pinnate leaves poisonous to livestock and dense racemes of intensely fragrant blue flowers and red beans.

Exact synonyms: Coral Bean, Frijolito, Mescal Bean, Sophora Secundiflora
Group relationships: Genus Sophora, Sophora
Generic synonyms: Tree



Lexicographical Neighbors of Frijolillo

frigidly
frigidness
frigidnesses
frigorie
frigorific
frigorifick
frigorism
frigot
frigots
frigs
frijol
frijole
frijoles
frijoles refritos
frijolillo (current term)
frijolito
frikkadel
frikkadels
frill
frilled
frilled lizard
frilled lizards
frilled shark
friller
frillers
frillier
frillies
frilliest
frilling

Literary usage of Frijolillo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Geognostical Essay on the Superposition of Rocks in Both Hemispheres by Alexander von Humboldt (1823)
"This conglomerate (frijolillo de Rayas) must not be confounded with that of the mine of Animas, which is whitish-grey, and contains fragments of compact ..."

2. Mammals of the Mexican Boundary of the United States: A Descriptive by Edgar Alexander Mearns (1907)
"Texas, where it is known to the Americans as the laurel and to the Mexicans as the " frijolillo." It bears deep green leaves of about 9 elliptical-oblong ..."

3. Bulletin by Smithsonian Institution, Dept. of the Interior, United States Dept. of the Interior, United States National Museum, United States (1907)
"... abundant in the vicinity of Fort Clark, Texas, where it is known to the Americans as the laurel and to the Mexicans as the " frijolillo. ..."

4. Economic plants of Porto Rico by Orator Fuller Cook, Guy N. Collins (1903)
"In Central America and Mexico this name is applied to the common black bean. Phaseolus vulgar ¡x. Frijoles caballeros. See Dolichos lablab. frijolillo. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"... Coulter) of the Rio Grande and North Mexico, the frijolillo (Sophora secundiflora) of Texas, several species of Datura, specially D. meteloides, ..."

6. Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain by Alexander von Humboldt (1811)
"... their outlines are indistinct and appear as if softened into the mass- This conglomerate (frijolillo de Rayas) must not be confounded with that of the ..."

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