- a strong, khaki-colored, twilled-cotton cloth used for work clothes, uniforms, etc.
- pants of chino for casual wear
Origin of chino; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
city in SW Calif., east of Los Angeles: pop. 67,000
Origin of Chino; from 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.