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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.]
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(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]
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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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Other than that there is cooperation in agriculture sector also and there is interest in fruits and vegetables of Pakistan for us, especially mangoes, kinos and potatoes.
Earlier studies prove that EC teachers experience their work as being fragmentary, and they have many different roles and tasks during the day (Karila & Kinos, 2012; Ohi, 2014).
Kino feels terror and rage as he always did whenever he went near the people of doctors race, who spoke to Kinos people as though they are animals and had beaten, starved, robbed, despised and frightened them for nearly 400 years.
A Citrus Development Board is also being formed for development of citrus sector while Prime Minister has approved in principle establishment of dry port at Sargodha to enhance export of kinos alongwith other products.
Das Gesetz hatte mehrere auf Kreisebene funktionierte dekonzentrierte Institutionen, Agenturen und Infrastruktur (Kinos, Gebaude, Campingplatze) zu den Kompetenzen der Kreisrate zugeordnet.
Due to effective steps taken - Russia has lifted the ban on import of Pakistani Kinos into their country.
Kino und Kinos in Wien: Eine Entwicklungsgeschichte bis 1934.
(25) jan n-os kay<a>ie-na=[[is that's_why OBL-ART.N.PST give<dr>-NMZ.REAS=ART.PL juyeni].sub.A] [['nel ma:ma = n].sub.G] [[n-is person ART.F mother_of=2 OBL-ART.PL wa:ka].sub.T] cow 'That's why the people gave our mother the cattle.' (26) ban di:ra kinos virjen, but at_least ART.F.AB virgin kayle-kay-a=[[sne].sub.G] [[as give-INV-LV=3F.AB ART.N alkaldiya].sub.A] [[n-os kay-wanra].sub.T] city_hall OBL-ART.N.PST eat-INSTR][sub.T] 'But at least (to) the virgin (Holy Anne), the mayor gave her food.' In (27), the predicate is nominalized, forming the head of a subordinate clause.