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n. pl. ki·nos
A reddish resin obtained from various tropical trees chiefly of the genera Butea, Eucalyptus, and Pterocarpus, formerly used in varnishes and as an astringent.

[New Latin, of West African origin; akin to Mande keno.]


(Plants) a dark red resin obtained from various tropical plants, esp an Indian leguminous tree, Pterocarpus marsupium, used as an astringent and in tanning. Also called: kino gum
[C18: of West African origin; related to Mandingo keno]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kino - 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 - East Indian tree yielding a resin or extract often used medicinally and in e.g. tanning
genus Pterocarpus, Pterocarpus - genus of tropical trees or climbers having usually broadly winged pods
East India kino, Malabar kino, kino gum - reddish or black juice or resin from certain trees of the genus Pterocarpus and used in medicine and tanning etc
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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