Associations to the word «Guinea»

Pictures for the word «Guinea»


GUINEA, proper noun. Country in Western Africa. Official name: Republic of Guinea.
GUINEA, proper noun. (US) (slang) (derogatory) (ethnic slur) Someone of Italian descent in the United States.
GUINEA, noun. (US) (slang) (pejorative) (ethnic slur) A person of Italian descent.
GUINEA, noun. (British) (historical) A gold coin originally worth twenty shillings and originally made from gold imported from Africa; later (from 1717 until the adoption of decimal currency) standardised at a value of twenty-one shillings.
GUINEA, noun. A ground-foraging bird of Africa, of the family Numididae. Domesticated strains include Pearl, White, Buff, Blue, Purple and Lavender. Also called guinea fowl.
GUINEA CORN, noun. Durra
GUINEA FOWL, noun. Any of several African birds of the family Numididae (6 species) resembling partridges.
GUINEA FOWLS, noun. Plural of guinea fowl
GUINEA GRASS, noun. Megathyrsus maximus, a large perennial bunchgrass native to Africa, Palestine, and Yemen.
GUINEA HEN WEED, noun. A perennial shrub, Petiveria alliacea, growing in tropical areas of Africa, South and Central America and the Caribbean, used to treat a large variety of medical conditions.
GUINEA KEET, noun. (US) (dialectal) A guinea fowl
GUINEA KEETS, noun. Plural of guinea keet
GUINEA PEPPER, noun. Any of several unrelated black pepper-like spices from West Africa.
GUINEA PEPPER, noun. Aframomum melegueta (grains of paradise) from the ginger family (Zingiberaceae).
GUINEA PEPPER, noun. Piper guineense (West African pepper) from the pepper family (Piperaceae).
GUINEA PEPPER, noun. Xylopia aethiopica (grains of Selim) from the custard apple family (Annonaceae).
GUINEA PIG, noun. A tailless rodent of the the family Caviidae and the genus Cavia genus, with short ears and larger than a hamster; the species Cavia porcellus is often kept as a pet.
GUINEA PIG, noun. A rodent of any of several species within the family Caviidae.
GUINEA PIG, noun. (figuratively) A living experimental subject.
GUINEA PIG, noun. (obsolete) Term of contempt.
GUINEA PIG DIRECTOR, noun. (dated) (colloquial) A company director (usually one holding a number of directorships) who serves merely or mainly for the fee (in England, often a guinea) paid for attendance.
GUINEA PIG DIRECTORS, noun. Plural of guinea pig director
GUINEA PIGLET, noun. (rare) A young guinea pig.
GUINEA PIGS, noun. Plural of guinea pig
GUINEA PLUM, noun. Parinari excelsa, a plant in the family Chrysobalanaceae, found in African mountains.
GUINEA WHEAT, noun. Maize; Indian corn

Dictionary definition

GUINEA, noun. A former British gold coin worth 21 shillings.
GUINEA, noun. (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent.
GUINEA, noun. A republic in western Africa on the Atlantic; formerly a French colony; achieved independence from France in 1958.
GUINEA, noun. A west African bird having dark plumage mottled with white; native to Africa but raised for food in many parts of the world.

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