a dark-red or reddish-brown gum obtained from certain leguminous tropical plants (esp. Pterocarpus marsupium): used in varnishes, as an astringent in medicine, etc.
Origin of kino; from Mande name in western Africa
A reddish resin obtained from various tropical trees chiefly of the genera Butea, Eucalyptus, and Pterocarpus, formerly used in varnishes and as an astringent.
Origin of kinoNew Latin, of West African origin; akin to Mande keno.
- (seduction community) Physical contact with another person, touch.
Coined by Ross Jeffries from kinesthesia.
(countable and uncountable, plural kinos)