kino gum

[ kee-noh ]
/ ˈki noʊ /

noun

the reddish or black, catechulike inspissated juice or gum of certain tall trees belonging to the genus Pterocarpus, of the legume family, native to India and Sri Lanka, used in medicine, tanning, etc.

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Origin of kino gum

1820–30; apparently variant of Malinke keno kind of gum
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