guinea hen


Definition of guinea hen

: a female guinea fowl broadly : guinea fowl

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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,, "Bay Area grocery delivery options so you can avoid stores this Thanksgiving," 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,, "A Metairie man, his trusty hound and 3 African guinea hens make an odd but happy family," 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, "The food-lover's guide to finding meat, eggs, produce and more in metro Phoenix," 1 Apr. 2020 Eggs are available from chickens, ducks and guinea hens. Steve Edwards, Anchorage Daily News, "Alaska farmers working overtime in final weeks of market season," 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,, "19th century life showcased in Avon Lake’s Hike Into History," 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, "Bringing Down a Media Empire," 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, "Simon & the Whale Opens in the Freehand New York," 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,, "Alan Dershowitz emerges as key Trump whisperer with criticism of Mueller," 11 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of guinea hen

1599, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of guinea hen

: a female guinea fowl

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