Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of guinea fowl.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He said he had patches of memory, such as guineafowl on a path at the farm where the three were killed, and of buying a chain for the farm gate, but could not remember the "terrible deed" of murdering the men.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Hechter said he had patches of memory, such as guineafowl on a path at the farm near Pienaars River, Northern Province, where the three were killed, and of buying a chain for the farm gate, but could not remember the "terrible deed" of murdering the three.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Over 230 bird species have been recorded, 143 typical of primary forest, including white-breasted guineafowl Agelastes meleagrides (E), Nimba flycatcher Melaenornis annamarulae (I), western wattled cuckoo-shrike Campephaga lobata (V), and yellow-throated olive greenbul Criniger olivaceus (V).

    Taï National Park, Côte d'Ivoire

  • A rich and varied bird life is found here, including forest species such as the trumpeter hornbill (Bycanistes bucinator), Knysna and purple-crested louries (Tauraco corythaix, T. porphyreolophus), crested guineafowl (Guttera pucherani) and the crowned eagle (Stephanoaetus coronatus).

    Eastern Zimbabwe montane forest-grassland mosaic

  • Threats to the Chirinda Forest Reserve include poaching (particularly for blue duiker and guineafowl), the collection of firewood and the gathering of traditional herbal medicines.

    Eastern Zimbabwe montane forest-grassland mosaic

  • But, like the crest of the guineafowl, could these structures have a thermoregulatory role as well?

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • The effectiveness of Helmeted guineafowl in the control of the deer tick, the vector of Lyme disease.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • We start with Helmeted guineafowl Numida meleagris (photo at left).

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • But might they actually help cocks to shed heat (like the casque of the Helmeted guineafowl), rather than allow overheating as do the display structures of turkeys?

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • The turkey cock also known as a African helmeted guineafowl was so-called because it was at one time imported through Turkey.

    Rambles at starchamber.com » Blog Archive » The polysemous paragon, or How the turkey got its name

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