- a strong, khaki-colored, twilled-cotton cloth used for work clothes, uniforms, etc.
- [pl.] pants of chino for casual wear
Origin of chinofrom AmSp, adjective , toasted: in reference, refer to its color
city in SW Calif., east of Los Angeles
Origin of Chinofrom uncertain or unknown; perhaps Spanish chino, person of mixed blood: perhaps origin, originally landowner was a person of mixed blood
Chinese and: Chino-Soviet
- A coarse twilled cotton fabric used for uniforms and sometimes work or sports clothes.
- chinos Pants made of a coarse twilled cotton.
Origin of chinoAmerican Spanish mestizo, yellowish (from its original tan color) probably from Spanish chino Chinese from China , China
A city of southern California east of Los Angeles. It is the site of the California Institution for Men (opened 1941), a state prison.x