kino

noun

ki·​no ˈkē-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce kino (audio)
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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“Kino.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/kino. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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