Guinea-hen

  • 21 water guinea hen — noun see water guinea …

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  • 22 Guinea — Guin ea (g[i^]n [ e]), n. 1. A district on the west coast of Africa (formerly noted for its export of gold and slaves) after which the Guinea fowl, Guinea grass, Guinea peach, etc., are named. [1913 Webster] 2. A gold coin of England current for… …

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  • 23 Guinea corn — Guinea Guin ea (g[i^]n [ e]), n. 1. A district on the west coast of Africa (formerly noted for its export of gold and slaves) after which the Guinea fowl, Guinea grass, Guinea peach, etc., are named. [1913 Webster] 2. A gold coin of England… …

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  • 24 Guinea Current — Guinea Guin ea (g[i^]n [ e]), n. 1. A district on the west coast of Africa (formerly noted for its export of gold and slaves) after which the Guinea fowl, Guinea grass, Guinea peach, etc., are named. [1913 Webster] 2. A gold coin of England… …

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  • 25 Guinea dropper — Guinea Guin ea (g[i^]n [ e]), n. 1. A district on the west coast of Africa (formerly noted for its export of gold and slaves) after which the Guinea fowl, Guinea grass, Guinea peach, etc., are named. [1913 Webster] 2. A gold coin of England… …

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  • 26 Guinea fowl — Guinea Guin ea (g[i^]n [ e]), n. 1. A district on the west coast of Africa (formerly noted for its export of gold and slaves) after which the Guinea fowl, Guinea grass, Guinea peach, etc., are named. [1913 Webster] 2. A gold coin of England… …

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  • 27 Guinea grains — Guinea Guin ea (g[i^]n [ e]), n. 1. A district on the west coast of Africa (formerly noted for its export of gold and slaves) after which the Guinea fowl, Guinea grass, Guinea peach, etc., are named. [1913 Webster] 2. A gold coin of England… …

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  • 28 Guinea grass — Guinea Guin ea (g[i^]n [ e]), n. 1. A district on the west coast of Africa (formerly noted for its export of gold and slaves) after which the Guinea fowl, Guinea grass, Guinea peach, etc., are named. [1913 Webster] 2. A gold coin of England… …

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  • 29 Guinea peach — Guinea Guin ea (g[i^]n [ e]), n. 1. A district on the west coast of Africa (formerly noted for its export of gold and slaves) after which the Guinea fowl, Guinea grass, Guinea peach, etc., are named. [1913 Webster] 2. A gold coin of England… …

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  • 30 Guinea pepper — Guinea Guin ea (g[i^]n [ e]), n. 1. A district on the west coast of Africa (formerly noted for its export of gold and slaves) after which the Guinea fowl, Guinea grass, Guinea peach, etc., are named. [1913 Webster] 2. A gold coin of England… …

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  • 31 Guinea plum — Guinea Guin ea (g[i^]n [ e]), n. 1. A district on the west coast of Africa (formerly noted for its export of gold and slaves) after which the Guinea fowl, Guinea grass, Guinea peach, etc., are named. [1913 Webster] 2. A gold coin of England… …

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  • 32 Guinea worm — Guinea Guin ea (g[i^]n [ e]), n. 1. A district on the west coast of Africa (formerly noted for its export of gold and slaves) after which the Guinea fowl, Guinea grass, Guinea peach, etc., are named. [1913 Webster] 2. A gold coin of England… …

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  • 33 guinea — former British coin, 1660s, from Guinea, region along the west coast of Africa, presumably from an African word (perhaps Tuareg aginaw black people ); the 20 shilling coins so called because they were first minted for British trade with Guinea… …

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  • 34 hen — Synonyms and related words: Bantam, Jane, Partlet, banty, barn door fowl, barnyard fowl, biddy, bird, bitch, bossy, broad, broiler, brood mare, brooder, broody hen, capon, chanticleer, chick, chickabiddy, chicken, chicky, cock, cockerel, cow,… …

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  • 35 guinea fowl — noun a west African bird having dark plumage mottled with white; native to Africa but raised for food in many parts of the world • Syn: ↑guinea, ↑Numida meleagris • Hypernyms: ↑domestic fowl, ↑fowl, ↑poultry • Hyponyms: ↑ …

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  • 36 guinea-fowl — n. Guinea hen (Numida meleagris) …

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  • 37 turkey hen — noun 1. A guinea hen (obsolete) 2. A female turkey • • • Main Entry: ↑turkey …

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  • 38 water guinea — noun or water guinea hen : american coot …

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  • 39 List of birds of Papua New Guinea — This is a list of the bird species recorded in Papua New Guinea. The avifauna of Papua New Guinea includes a total of 781 species, of which 76 are endemic, one has been introduced by humans, and 18 are rare or accidental. 28 species are globally… …

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  • 40 bush hen — /ˈbʊʃ hɛn/ (say boosh hen) noun a medium sized, brownish rail, Amaurornis olivaceus, inhabiting thickly vegetated, swampy areas of north eastern Australia, New Guinea and islands further north …

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