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guinea fowl

noun

Simple Definition of guinea fowl

  • : a gray-and-white spotted bird that is commonly raised for food

Full Definition of guinea fowl

  1. :  an African bird (Numida meleagris) related to the pheasants, raised for food in many parts of the world, and marked by a bare neck and head and slaty plumage speckled with white; broadly :  any of several related birds

Illustration of guinea fowl

1749

First Known Use of guinea fowl

1749


GUINEA FOWL Defined for Kids

guinea fowl

noun

Definition of guinea fowl

  1. :  a dark gray African bird that is sometimes raised for food





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