kino definition by Webster's New World
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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: ; from West African (Mandingo) native name
kino definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. ki·nos
A reddish resin obtained from several Old World trees of the genera Eucalyptus, Pterocarpus, and Butea and from tropical American trees of the genera Coccoloba and Dipteryx.
Origin: New Latin, of West African origin; akin to Mandingo keno.
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, Eusebio Francisco 1645?-1711.
Italian-born Jesuit missionary who explored and mapped much of the American Southwest and Mexico.
kino - Medical Definition