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Meaning of KINO

Pronunciation:  'keenow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  East Indian tree yielding a resin or extract often used medicinally and in e.g. tanning
  2. [n]  obtained from various tropical plants; used as an astringent and in tanning
 

KINO is a 4 letter word that starts with K.

 

 Synonyms: gum kino, kino gum, Pterocarpus marsupium
 
 See Also: East India kino, genus Pterocarpus, gum, kino gum, Malabar kino, Pterocarpus, tree

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ki"no\, n.
The dark red dried juice of certain plants, used variously in
tanning, in dyeing, and as an astringent in medicine.

Note: The chief supply is from an East Indian leguminous
      tree, the {Pterocarpus Marsupium}. Other sources are
      the African {Pterocarpus erinaceus}, the tropical
      American sea grape ({Coccoloba uvifera}), and several
      Australian Eucalypti. See {Botany bay kino}, under
      {Botany bay}, {Gum butea}, under {Gum}, and
      {Eucalyptus}.

 

 

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