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kino

[ kee-noh ]
/ ˈki noʊ /
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noun, plural ki·nos.
(in Europe) a movie theater; cinema.
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Origin of kino

First recorded in 1925–30; from German, shortened form of Kinematograph, from French cinématographe “movie camera/projector”; see origin at cinematograph

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Kino
[ kee-noh ]
/ ˈki noʊ /

noun
Eusebio Francisco Padre Kino; Father Kino, 1645?–1711, Tyrolean-born explorer and missionary in SW North America.
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British Dictionary definitions for kino

kino
/ (ˈkiːnəʊ) /

noun
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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Medical definitions for kino

kino-

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Movement:kinocilium.
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