HyperDic: numida_meleagris

English > 1 sense of the expression Numida meleagris:
NOUNanimalNumida meleagris, guinea fowl, guineaa west African bird having dark plumage mottled with white
English > Numida meleagris: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningA west African bird having dark plumage mottled with white; native to Africa but raised for food in many parts of the world.
Synonymsguinea fowl, guinea
Member ofNumida, genus Numidaguinea fowl
Partsguinea henflesh of a guinea fowl (especially of hens)
Narrowerguinea henfemale guinea fowl
Broaderdomestic fowl, fowl, poultryA domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl
Spanishgallina de Guinea, guinea, pintada
Catalangallina de guinea, Numida meleagris, pintada

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