Guinea - (n.) A district on the west coast of Africa (formerly noted for its export of gold and slaves) after which the Guinea fowl, Guinea grass, Guinea peach, etc., are named.
Guinea - (n.) A gold coin of England current for twenty-one shillings sterling, or about five dollars, but not coined since the issue of sovereigns in 1817.
Anguineal - (a.) Anguineous.
Consanguineal - (a.) Of the same blood; related by birth.
Guinea - n. 1 hist. Sum of 21 old shillings (£1.05). 2 hist. Former british gold coin first coined for the african trade. [guinea in w. Africa]
Guinea-fowl - n. African fowl with slate-coloured white-spotted plumage.
Guinea-pig - n. 1 domesticated s. American cavy. 2 person used in an experiment.
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