guinea fowl

guinea fowl
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: ↑guinea hen
Member Holonyms: ↑Numida, ↑genus Numida
Part Meronyms: ↑guinea hen

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noun, pl ⋯ fowl or ⋯ fowls [count]
: a gray-and-white spotted bird that is commonly raised for food

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  • guinea fowl — n [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: Guinea] a grey bird that is often eaten as food …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • guinea fowl — n. [orig. imported from Guinea] any of a family (Numididae) of gallinaceous African birds with a featherless head, rounded body, and dark feathers spotted with white, esp. the widespread domesticated species (Numida meleagris) …   English World dictionary

  • guinea fowl — guinea ,fowl noun count or uncount a large gray bird, originally from Africa, that is kept for its meat …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • guinea fowl — any of several African, gallinaceous birds of the subfamily Numidinae, esp. a common species, Numida meleagris, that has a bony casque on the head and dark gray plumage spotted with white and that is now domesticated and raised for its flesh and… …   Universalium

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  • guinea fowl — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms guinea fowl : singular guinea fowl plural guinea fowls a large grey bird, originally from Africa, that is kept for its meat …   English dictionary

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