e francisco kino

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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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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