kino

[kee-noh]

Origin of kino

< German, shortened form of Kinematograph < French cinématographe cinematograph

Kino

[kee-noh]
noun
  1. Eusebio FranciscoPadre KinoFather Kino, 1645?–1711, Tyrolean-born explorer and missionary in SW North America.
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kino

noun
  1. 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

Word Origin for kino

C18: of West African origin; related to Mandingo keno
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