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kino

noun ki·no \ ˈkē-(ˌ)nō \

medical Definition of kino

1 :any of several dark red to black tannin-containing dried juices or extracts obtained from various tropical trees; especially :the dried juice obtained usually from the trunk of an Indian and Sri Lankan tree (Pterocarpus marsupium) as brown or black fragments and used as an astringent in diarrhea
2 :a tree that produces kino (especially Pterocarpus marsupium)

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