Botany Bay kino
Botany Bay Bot"a*ny Bay" A harbor on the east coast of Australia, and an English convict settlement there; -- so called from the number of new plants found on its shore at its discovery by Cook in 1770. [1913 Webster]

Note: Hence, any place to which desperadoes resort. [1913 Webster]

{Botany Bay kino} (Med.), an astringent, reddish substance consisting of the inspissated juice of several Australian species of {Eucalyptus}.

{Botany Bay resin} (Med.), a resin of reddish yellow color, resembling gamboge, the product of different Australian species of {Xanthorrh[ae]a}, esp. the grass tree ({Xanthorrh[ae]a hastilis}). [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • botany bay kino — noun Usage: usually capitalized both Bs : eucalyptus gum * * * Botany Bay kino, resin from the eucalyptus tree which protects wood against shipworms and other borers …   Useful english dictionary

  • Botany Bay kino — noun see eucalyptus gum * * * Botany Bay kino, resin from the eucalyptus tree which protects wood against shipworms and other borers …   Useful english dictionary

  • Botany Bay — Bot a*ny Bay A harbor on the east coast of Australia, and an English convict settlement there; so called from the number of new plants found on its shore at its discovery by Cook in 1770. [1913 Webster] Note: Hence, any place to which desperadoes …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Botany Bay resin — Botany Bay Bot a*ny Bay A harbor on the east coast of Australia, and an English convict settlement there; so called from the number of new plants found on its shore at its discovery by Cook in 1770. [1913 Webster] Note: Hence, any place to which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kino — Ki no, n. The dark red dried juice of certain plants, used variously in tanning, in dyeing, and as an astringent in medicine. [1913 Webster] Note: The chief supply is from an East Indian leguminous tree, the {Pterocarpus Marsupium}. Other sources …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Xanthorrhaea hastilis — Botany Bay Bot a*ny Bay A harbor on the east coast of Australia, and an English convict settlement there; so called from the number of new plants found on its shore at its discovery by Cook in 1770. [1913 Webster] Note: Hence, any place to which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coccoloba uvifera — Kino Ki no, n. The dark red dried juice of certain plants, used variously in tanning, in dyeing, and as an astringent in medicine. [1913 Webster] Note: The chief supply is from an East Indian leguminous tree, the {Pterocarpus Marsupium}. Other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pterocarpus erinaceus — Kino Ki no, n. The dark red dried juice of certain plants, used variously in tanning, in dyeing, and as an astringent in medicine. [1913 Webster] Note: The chief supply is from an East Indian leguminous tree, the {Pterocarpus Marsupium}. Other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pterocarpus Marsupium — Kino Ki no, n. The dark red dried juice of certain plants, used variously in tanning, in dyeing, and as an astringent in medicine. [1913 Webster] Note: The chief supply is from an East Indian leguminous tree, the {Pterocarpus Marsupium}. Other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eucalyptus gum — noun reddish brown dried gummy exudation from any of several trees of the genus Eucalyptus especially Eucalyptus camaldulensis • Syn: ↑eucalyptus kino, ↑red gum • Hypernyms: ↑gum • Substance Holonyms: ↑river red gum, ↑river gum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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