Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: kino gum  kee-now gúm
  1. A gum obtained from various tropical plants; used as an astringent and in tanning
    - kino, gum kino
  2. Reddish or black juice or resin from certain trees of the genus Pterocarpus and used in medicine and tanning etc
    - East India kino, Malabar kino

Derived forms: kino gums

Type of: gum, resin, rosin

Part of: kino, Pterocarpus marsupium

Encyclopedia: Kino gum