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Meaning of KINO

Pronunciation:  'keenow

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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