Definition of kino in English:

kino

noun

mass noun
  • A gum obtained from certain tropical trees by tapping, used locally as an astringent in medicine and in tanning.

    • ‘The trunk exudes a reddish substance (kino), a solution of which has been used in the treatment of diarrhea.’
    • ‘The name ‘Bloodwood’ is derived from the trees kino (gum) veins, which are often seen oozing red kino from lesions in the bark.’

Origin

Late 18th century: apparently from a West African language.

Pronunciation

kino

/ˈkiːnəʊ/