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Guinea corn

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noun
  1. durra.
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Origin of Guinea corn

An Americanism dating back to 1665–75
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Historical Examples

  • Sometimes I take milk, with cakes of rice or flour; or Guinea-corn, baked in a very useful article in my kitchen; viz.

    Samboe; or, The African Boy

    Mary Ann Hedge

  • Their food consists principally of the grains ghaseb and ghafouley, or guinea-corn.


British Dictionary definitions for guinea corn

Guinea corn

noun
  1. another name for durra
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