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2 definitions found
 for Guinea grains
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Guinea \Guin"ea\ (g[i^]n"[-e]), n.
     1. A district on the west coast of Africa (formerly noted for
        its export of gold and slaves) after which the Guinea
        fowl, Guinea grass, Guinea peach, etc., are named.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A gold coin of England current for twenty-one shillings
        sterling, or about five dollars, but not coined since the
        issue of sovereigns in 1817.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The guinea, so called from the Guinea gold out of
              which it
              was first struck, was proclaimed in 1663, and to go
              for twenty shillings; but it never went for less
              than twenty-one shillings.            --Pinkerton.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Guinea corn. (Bot.) See Durra.
  
     Guinea Current (Geog.), a current in the Atlantic Ocean
        setting southwardly into the Bay of Benin on the coast of
        Guinea.
  
     Guinea dropper one who cheats by dropping counterfeit
        guineas. [Obs.] --Gay.
  
     Guinea fowl, Guinea hen (Zool.), an African gallinaceous
        bird, of the genus Numida, allied to the pheasants. The
        common domesticated species ({Numida meleagris), has a
        colored fleshy horn on each aide of the head, and is of a
        dark gray color, variegated with small white spots. The
        crested Guinea fowl ({Numida cristata) is a finer
        species.
  
     Guinea grains (Bot.), grains of Paradise, or amomum. See
        Amomum.
  
     Guinea grass (Bot.), a tall strong forage grass ({Panicum
        jumentorum) introduced. from Africa into the West Indies
        and Southern United States.
  
     Guinea-hen flower (Bot.), a liliaceous flower ({Fritillaria
        Meleagris) with petals spotted like the feathers of the
        Guinea hen.
  
     Guinea peach. See under Peach.
  
     Guinea pepper (Bot.), the pods of the Xylopia aromatica,
        a tree of the order Anonace[ae], found in tropical West
        Africa. They are also sold under the name of Piper
        aethiopicum.
  
     Guinea plum (Bot.), the fruit of Parinarium excelsum, a
        large West African tree of the order Chrysobalane[ae],
        having a scarcely edible fruit somewhat resembling a plum,
        which is also called gray plum and rough-skin plum.
  
     Guinea worm (Zool.), a long and slender African nematoid
        worm ({Filaria Medinensis) of a white color. It lives in
        the cellular tissue of man, beneath the skin, and produces
        painful sores.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Guinea grains
      n 1: West African plant bearing pungent peppery seeds [syn:
           grains of paradise, Guinea grains, Guinea pepper,
           melagueta pepper, Aframomum melegueta]

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