noun. ['ˈgɪni'] a west African bird having dark plumage mottled with white; native to Africa but raised for food in many parts of the world.
- guinea fowl
- domestic fowl
- guinea hen
- genus Numida
Words that Rhyme with Guinea
How do you pronounce guinea?
Pronounce guinea as ˈgɪni.
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Example sentences of the word guinea
1. Noun, singular or mass
They're also prey of many of the wild animals that would feast on a guinea pig.
Quotes containing the word guinea
1. Before I could figure out how to apologize for being such an idiot, she tackled me with a hug, then pulled away just as quickly. "I'm glad you're not a guinea pig.""Me, too."I hoped my face wasn't as red as it felt.
- Rick Riordan, The Sea of Monsters
noun. the basic unit of money in Guinea-Bissau; equal to 100 centavos.
- Guinea-Bissau monetary unit
noun. Eurasian checkered lily with pendant flowers usually veined and checkered with purple or maroon on a pale ground and shaped like the bells carried by lepers in medieval times; widely grown as an ornamental.
- leper lily
- checkered daffodil
- Fritillaria meleagris
- snake's head fritillary
noun. a republic on the northwestern coast of Africa; recognized as independent by Portugal in 1974.
- Portuguese Guinea
- capital of Guinea-Bissau
noun. monetary unit in Guinea-Bissau.
- Guinea-Bissau peso
noun. ['ˈgɪni'] a former British gold coin worth 21 shillings.
noun. a republic in western Africa on the Atlantic; formerly a French colony; achieved independence from France in 1958.
- Niger River
- capital of Guinea
- French Guinea
- Republic of Guinea