kino

kino

[kee-noh]

Origin:
< German, shortened form of Kinematograph < French cinématographe cinematograph

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Kino

[kee-noh]
noun
Eusebio Francisco (Padre Kino; Father Kino) 1645?–1711, Tyrolean-born explorer and missionary in SW North America.
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keno, keeno, kino or quino (ˈkiːno)
 
n
(US), (Canadian) a game of chance similar to bingo
 
[C19: of unknown origin]
 
keeno, keeno, kino or quino
 
n
 
[C19: of unknown origin]
 
kino, keeno, kino or quino
 
n
 
[C19: of unknown origin]
 
quino, keeno, kino or quino
 
n
 
[C19: of unknown origin]

kino (ˈkiːnəʊ)
 
n
Also called: kino gum a dark red resin obtained from various tropical plants, esp an Indian leguminous tree, Pterocarpus marsupium, used as an astringent and in tanning
 
[C18: of West African origin; related to Mandingo keno]

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kino

gambling game played with cards (tickets) bearing numbers in squares, usually from 1 to 80. A player marks or circles as many of these numbers as he wishes up to the permitted maximum, after which he hands in, or registers, his ticket and pays according to how many numbers he selected. At regular daily intervals a total of 20 numbered balls or pellets are randomly drawn from a container, and prizes are paid out by the house according to how many of each player's selected numbers are drawn

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