a long, slender roundworm, Dracunculus medinensis, parasitic under the skin of humans and animals, common in parts of India and Africa.
a parasitic nematode worm, Dracunculus medinensis, that lives beneath the skin in man and other vertebrates and is common in India and Africa
guinea worm n.
A long, threadlike nematode of tropical Asia and Africa that is a subcutaneous parasite of humans and other mammals and causes ulcerative lesions on the legs and feet.
[gwin-uh-veer] /ˈgwɪn əˌvɪər/ noun 1. Arthurian Romance. wife of King Arthur and mistress of Lancelot. 2. a female given name. /ˈɡwɪnɪˌvɪə/ noun 1. (in Arthurian legend) the wife of King Arthur and paramour of Lancelot fem. proper name, from Welsh Gwenhwyvar, literally “white-cheeked.” Guinevere [(gwin-uh-veer)] The wife of King Arthur. In some versions of the […]
adjective : What ginzo broad didn’t? noun [1931+; fr Guinea] Related Terms ginzo
[gi-pyoo r; French gee-pyr] /gɪˈpyʊər; French giˈpür/ noun, plural guipures [gi-pyoo rz; French gee-pyr] /gɪˈpyʊərz; French giˈpür/ (Show IPA) 1. any of various laces, often heavy, made of linen, silk, etc., with the pattern connected by brides rather than by a net ground. 2. any of various laces or trimmings formerly in use, made with […]
[gweer-oh; Spanish gee-raw] /ˈgwɪər oʊ; Spanish ˈgi rɔ/ noun, plural guiro. 1. a South American musical instrument consisting of a hollow gourd with serrated surface that is scraped with a stick.