Related formsGuin·e·an, adjective, noun
Examples from the Web for guinean
The young Guinean appears surprised, but not at all terrified.Five Things You Didn’t Know About DSK From John Solomon’s New Book|John Solomon|June 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A novelist, she has something Diallo, the illiterate Guinean chambermaid, does not: a sharp pen.
British Dictionary definitions for guinean (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for guinean (2 of 3)
- a British gold coin taken out of circulation in 1813, worth 21 shillings
- the sum of 21 shillings (£1.05), still used in some contexts, as in quoting professional fees
Word Origin for guinea
British Dictionary definitions for guinean (3 of 3)
Culture definitions for guinean
Republic in west Africa, bordered by Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, and Mali to the north; Ivory Coast to the east; Liberia to the south; and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Its capital and largest city is Conarky.