- (in Europe) a motion-picture theater; cinema.
Origin of kino
< German, shortened form of Kinematograph < French cinématographe cinematograph
- Eusebio FranciscoPadre KinoFather Kino, 1645?–1711, Tyrolean-born explorer and missionary in SW North America.
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Kino, as far as we can find, makes no mention of "two-headed eagles."
It was not until 1694 that Kino attempted to build the ship.
These ruins, however, do not appear to have interested Kino to any great extent.
Kino could not then pursue his exploration to the mouth of the river.
- a dark red resin obtained from various tropical plants, esp an Indian leguminous tree, Pterocarpus marsupium, used as an astringent and in tanningAlso called: kino gum
C18: of West African origin; related to Mandingo keno
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