a grass, Panicum maximum, native to Africa, used for forage in warm regions of North and South America.
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- guinea corn,
- guinea current,
- guinea fowl,
- guinea grains,
- guinea hen,
- guinea pepper,
- guinea pig,
- guinea worm,
- guinea, gulf of
Origin of guinea grass
First recorded in 1750–60
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Examples from the Web for guinea grass
There are a great variety of grasses to be met with in Antigua, the principal of which arethe Guinea-grass, cent.
Trees arched from a field of guinea-grass which resembled young wild corn.Wounds in the rain|Stephen Crane