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guinea

noun

1 guinea

A former British gold coin worth 21 shillings.

Roget 800: money, legal tender; money matters, money market; finance; accounts etc. 811; funds, treasure; capital, stock; assets etc. ... show more

Dutch: macaronivreter, pizzavreter, spaghettivreter
Polish: gwinea



2 Guinea

ethnic slur Offensive term for a person of Italian descent.

synonyms: dago, ginzo, greaseball, wop.

Dutch: Greaseball, macaronivreter, spaghettivreter

3 Guinea

A republic in western Africa on the Atlantic; formerly a French colony; achieved independence from France in 1958.

synonyms: French Guinea, Republic of Guinea.

Dutch: Guinee
Polish: Gwinea, Republika Gwinei

4 guinea

A west African bird having dark plumage mottled with white; native to Africa but raised for food in many parts of the world.

synonyms: guinea fowl, Numida meleagris.

Dutch: parelhoen
Polish: perlica białogłowa


Moby thesaurus: bawbee, coin, crown, dollar, double eagle, doubloon, ducat, eagle, farthing, five-dollar gold piece, fiver, florin, fourpence, fourpenny, gold piece, groat, half crown, half dollar, half eagle, halfpenny ... show more.

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