guinea hen

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noun

the female of the guinea fowl.
any member of the guinea fowl family.

Nearby words

  1. guinea corn,
  2. guinea current,
  3. guinea fowl,
  4. guinea grains,
  5. guinea grass,
  6. guinea pepper,
  7. guinea pig,
  8. guinea worm,
  9. guinea, gulf of,
  10. guinea-bissau

Origin of guinea hen

First recorded in 1570–80

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British Dictionary definitions for guinea hen

guinea hen

noun

a guinea fowl, esp a female
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