[syn: kino, Pterocarpus marsupium]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Kino \Ki"no\, n.
The dark red dried juice of certain plants, used variously in
tanning, in dyeing, and as an astringent in medicine.
Note: The chief supply is from an East Indian leguminous
tree, the Pterocarpus Marsupium. Other sources are
the African Pterocarpus erinaceus, the tropical
American sea grape (Coccoloba uvifera), and several
Australian Eucalypti. See Botany bay kino, under
Botany bay, Gum butea, under Gum, and
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a gum obtained from various tropical plants; used as an
astringent and in tanning [syn: kino, gum kino, kino
2: East Indian tree yielding a resin or extract often used
medicinally and in e.g. tanning [syn: kino, Pterocarpus