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kino


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kino  \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}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  kino 
  n  1:  obtained  from  various  tropical  plants;  used  as  an  astringent 
  and  in  tanning  [syn:  {gum  kino},  {kino  gum}] 
  2:  East  Indian  tree  yielding  a  resin  or  extract  often  used 
  medicinally  and  in  e.g.  tanning  [syn:  {Pterocarpus 
  marsupium}] 




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