noun, plural in·ro.
Origin of inro
Examples from the Web for inro
Look at this little netsuke, or inro, or sword-guard, and follow the workman as you admire each detail of the execution.An Artist's Letters From Japan|John La Farge
An inro, or pill-box, might require several years for perfection, though small enough to go into a fob.The Empire of the East|H. B. Montgomery
Word Origin and History for inro
1610s, from Japanese, from Chinese yin "seal" + lung "basket."