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Guineos (pronounced ghee-nay-oss) usually refers to a green unripened (green) banana. The term guineo is sometimes used in reference to its ripened counterpart: the yellow (ripened) banana. Some make a distinction between the two and refer to green bananas as guineos verdes (green bananas) and yellow bananas as guineos maduros (ripe bananas) or just maduros (ripe)
Guineos are not to be confused with plantains, which are far starchier than the guineo and cannot be used in the same ways.
Guineo this word comes from pre-roman times, it is considered an africanism