guinea hen


Definition of guinea hen

: a female guinea fowl broadly : guinea fowl

Examples of guinea hen in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Additional poultry options include turkey parts, guinea hen and ducks, with gravy, smoked ham and other festive meat products available for pre-order and delivery to much of the East Bay through Mercato. Janelle Bitker,, 12 Nov. 2020 Following Zeta, Porche recovered a missing guinea hen from the home of a neighbor, who recognized it as his pet and contacted him. Celeste Turner | Contributing Writer,, 5 Nov. 2020 The shop also carries eggs, chicken and guinea hens from Two Wash Ranch, as well as pork chops and sausages from Rancho Llano Seco. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, 1 Apr. 2020 Eggs are available from chickens, ducks and guinea hens. Steve Edwards, Anchorage Daily News, 3 Oct. 2019 The remaining stations featured chickens and guinea hens with a rooster, Girl Scouts churning butter, clothes washing techniques, soap making, and vintage tools and animal pelts. Linda Gandee/special To,, 16 June 2019 By 2016 their brood had grown to include 10 cattle, three goats, chickens, ducks, geese, a guinea hen and a baby son. William D. Cohan, New York Times, 27 Feb. 2018 The chef, Matt Griffin, has created an American menu with several raw seafood starters, followed by simpler options like a fish sandwich with coleslaw, and spaghetti with clams, and a more demanding roast guinea hen. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, 30 Jan. 2018 Before long, the president had invited him to an intimate dinner of a ravioli appetizer, guinea hen entree, and, for dessert, fruit compote. Matt Viser,, 11 Apr. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of guinea hen

1599, in the meaning defined above

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“Guinea hen.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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