Definition of Guinea grains
1. Noun. West African plant bearing pungent peppery seeds.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Aframomum, Genus Aframomum
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Literary usage of Guinea grains
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1. The West India Colonies: The Calumnies and Misrepresentations Circulated by James MacQueen (1824)
"Ranger, \ 1 casks guinea grains, 21 casks 2 casks bark, 30 legers, 19 pipes 28 puncheons 4 casks palm oil, and 428 elephant's teeth. ..."
2. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1849)
"... for want of the requisite data, solved the doubts as to which one or more species of Amomum furnish the hot, acrid seeds now imported as guinea grains. ..."
3. Rules and Regulations of the African Institution.: Formed on the 14th April by African Institution (London, England) (1807)
"... a much larger quantity might be imported were the duties le«; particularly guinea grains, and Palm Oil. The duty on the former amounts to a prohibition. ..."
4. Ellis's British Tariff for by Robert Ellis (1839)
"GRAINS, viz., guinea grains, the Ib .... Extract or Preparation of. ... No abatement of the duty on guinea grains to be made on account of damage.—See p. ..."