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guinea

 
Noun guinea has 4 senses
  1. guinea - a former British gold coin worth 21 shillings
    --1 is a kind of
    coin
  2. wop, dago, Guinea, greaseball - offensive terms for a person of Italian descent
    --2 is a kind of Italian
  3. Guinea, Republic of Guinea, French Guinea - a republic in eastern Africa on the Atlantic; formerly a French colony; achieved independence from France in 1958
    --3 is a kind of African country, African nation
    --3 is a part of Africa
    --3 has parts:
     Conakry, Konakri, capital of Guinea; Niger, Niger River
    --3 has members: Guinean
  4. guinea fowl, guinea, Numida meleagris - a west African bird having dark plumage mottled with white; native to Africa but raised for food in many parts of the world
    --4 is a kind of domestic fowl, fowl, poultry
    --4 is a member of Numida, genus Numida
    --4 has parts: guinea hen
    --4 has particulars: guinea hen
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