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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A republic in western Africa on the Atlantic; Offensive terms for a person of Italian descent.

Usage examples (36)
  • The vaccine virus was also grown in guinea pig fibroblast cells.
  • 'I'll run to them immediately,' cried she, 'for my half guinea is in an agony to be gone!'
  • As a result of very promising work with experimental tuberculosis in guinea pigs, Feldman and
  • Well, well, a guinea is my fee, if you can afford it. for more
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  • "Guiana" is a region on the northeast coast of South America that includes "Guyana", Surinam and French Guiana. "Guinea" is a West African country. A "guinea" is a no longer used English coin.
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