Numida meleagris

Numida meleagris
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 fowl, ↑guinea
Hypernyms: ↑domestic fowl, ↑fowl, ↑poultry
Hyponyms: ↑guinea hen
Member Holonyms: ↑Numida, ↑genus Numida
Part Meronyms: ↑guinea hen

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  • Numida cristata — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Numida — noun guinea fowl • Syn: ↑genus Numida • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Numididae, ↑subfamily Numididae, ↑Numidinae, ↑subfamily Numidinae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fritillaria Meleagris — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • genus Numida — noun guinea fowl • Syn: ↑Numida • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Numididae, ↑subfamily Numididae, ↑Numidinae, ↑subfamily Numidinae …   Useful english dictionary

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