Definition of guinea fowl in English:

guinea fowl

noun

  • A large African game bird with slate-coloured, white-spotted plumage and a loud call. It is sometimes domesticated.

    • ‘The top photo is of a Pearl or ‘wild type’ guineafowl with black and white spotted feathers.’
    • ‘Other considerations are the same as for the entire family of guineafowl.’
    • ‘It has a restful, out-of-the-way atmosphere and is named after the flocks of guineafowl that frequent the nearby field.’
    • ‘The helmeted guineafowl is the ancestor of the domestic guineafowl’
    • ‘Though primarily found in rainforests, some guineafowl live in open-country habitats other than the desert, such as grasslands and plains with thickets and brush.’

Pronunciation:

guinea fowl

/ˈɡɪni faʊl/