[ kee-noh ]
/ ˈki noʊ /

noun, plural ki·nos.

(in Europe) a motion-picture theater; cinema.


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Origin of kino

< German, shortened form of Kinematograph < French cinématographe cinematograph

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[ kee-noh ]
/ ˈki noʊ /


Eusebio FranciscoPadre KinoFather Kino,1645?–1711, Tyrolean-born explorer and missionary in SW North America. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for kino

/ (ˈkiːnəʊ) /


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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