kino gum


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Noun1.kino gum - a gum obtained from various tropical plants; used as an astringent and in tanning
gum - any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
2.kino gum - reddish or black juice or resin from certain trees of the genus Pterocarpus and used in medicine and tanning etckino gum - reddish or black juice or resin from certain trees of the genus Pterocarpus and used in medicine and tanning etc
Pterocarpus marsupium, kino - East Indian tree yielding a resin or extract often used medicinally and in e.g. tanning
resin, rosin - any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules
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As the powder rather by chance showed a microscopic similarity to the tannin drugs such as Krameria triandra (Rhatany root) and Pterocarpus marsupium (Black Kino Gum) known at the time, he was also accused of being a swindler and sentenced in a court case to pay 2000 pounds legal costs.