How Do You Spell KINO?

Correct spelling for the English word "kino" is [k_ˈiː_n_əʊ], [kˈiːnə͡ʊ], [kˈiːnə‍ʊ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Plural form of KINO is KINOS

Definition of KINO

  1. The trees, whence one variety of this resin is obtained, are not botanically ascertained. The London college ascribe it to Pterocar'pus erina'cea; the Edinburgh to Iron bark; and the Dublin to Butea frondo'sa. The Pharmacopoeia of the United States, (1842 and 1851), defines it to be "an extract obtained from an uncertain plant;" that of 1851 states it to be the inspissated juice of Pterocarp'us marsu'pium(De Candolle) and of other plants. On wounding the bark, the kino flows drop by drop. A West India variety is said to be derived from Coccol'oba uvif'era or Sea-side Grape; and a Botany Bay kino is said to be the concrete juice of Eucalyp'tus resinif'era or brown gum-tree of New Holland. Sex. Syst, Icosandria Monogynia. Nat. Ord. Myrtaceae. Kino consists chiefly of tannic and gallic acids, oxide of iron, and colouring matter. It is inodorous; the taste a sweetish bitter; and it is sometimes gritty between the teeth. It comes to us in fragments of a dark ruby red colour, and is easily pulverized. Its properties are powerfully astringent. Dose, gr. x to gr. xx in powder.

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Usage Examples for KINO

  1. All three species yield a resin known in pharmacy under the name of " kino." - "The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines" by T. H. Pardo de Tavera
  2. The factory girl must have her movies every night, and besides the nine hundred kino shows, a hundred and twenty theatres are needed to satisfy the amusement seeking crowd of New York, in addition to the half dozen which offer art. - "Psychology and Social Sanity" by Hugo Münsterberg