Definitions of guinea
  1. noun
    a former British gold coin worth 21 shillings
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    type of:
    a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
  2. noun
    a west African bird having dark plumage mottled with white; native to Africa but raised for food in many parts of the world
    synonyms: Numida meleagris, guinea fowl
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    guinea hen
    female guinea fowl
    type of:
    domestic fowl, fowl, poultry
    a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl
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