kino gum

/ˈkinoʊ gʌm/ (say 'keenoh gum)

noun
the reddish or black catechu-like inspissated juice or gum of certain trees, as that from Pterocarpus marsupium of India and Sri Lanka and that from Eucalyptus camaldulensis of Australia, used in tanning.
Also, kino. {from a West African language; ? Mande keno}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • kino gum — n KINO (1) …   Medical dictionary

  • kino gum — noun 1. reddish or black juice or resin from certain trees of the genus Pterocarpus and used in medicine and tanning etc • Syn: ↑East India kino, ↑Malabar kino • Hypernyms: ↑resin, ↑rosin • Substance Holonyms: ↑kino, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • kino gum — dervinis eukaliptas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mirtinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Eucalyptus resinifera), paplitęs Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Eucalyptus resinifera angl. kino gum; red mahogany šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • kino gum — /kee noh/ 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. [1820 30; appar. var. of Malinke… …   Universalium

  • Gum kino — Gum Gum, n. [OE. gomme, gumme, F. gomme, L. gummi and commis, fr. Gr. ?, prob. from an Egyptian form kam?; cf. It. {gomma}.] 1. A vegetable secretion of many trees or plants that hardens when it exudes, but is soluble in water; as, gum arabic;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gum — Gum, n. [OE. gomme, gumme, F. gomme, L. gummi and commis, fr. Gr. ?, prob. from an Egyptian form kam?; cf. It. {gomma}.] 1. A vegetable secretion of many trees or plants that hardens when it exudes, but is soluble in water; as, gum arabic; gum… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gum acacia — Gum Gum, n. [OE. gomme, gumme, F. gomme, L. gummi and commis, fr. Gr. ?, prob. from an Egyptian form kam?; cf. It. {gomma}.] 1. A vegetable secretion of many trees or plants that hardens when it exudes, but is soluble in water; as, gum arabic;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gum Acaroidea — Gum Gum, n. [OE. gomme, gumme, F. gomme, L. gummi and commis, fr. Gr. ?, prob. from an Egyptian form kam?; cf. It. {gomma}.] 1. A vegetable secretion of many trees or plants that hardens when it exudes, but is soluble in water; as, gum arabic;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gum animal — Gum Gum, n. [OE. gomme, gumme, F. gomme, L. gummi and commis, fr. Gr. ?, prob. from an Egyptian form kam?; cf. It. {gomma}.] 1. A vegetable secretion of many trees or plants that hardens when it exudes, but is soluble in water; as, gum arabic;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gum animi or anim'e — Gum Gum, n. [OE. gomme, gumme, F. gomme, L. gummi and commis, fr. Gr. ?, prob. from an Egyptian form kam?; cf. It. {gomma}.] 1. A vegetable secretion of many trees or plants that hardens when it exudes, but is soluble in water; as, gum arabic;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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