noun (plural chinos) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1943 1. a usually khaki cotton or synthetic-fiber twill of the type used for military uniforms 2. plural an article of clothing made of chino

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  • chino — type of cotton twill cloth, 1943, from Amer.Sp. chino, lit. toasted; so called in reference to its usual color. Earlier (via notion of skin color) chino meant child of one white parent, one Indian (fem. china), perhaps from Quechua ДЌina female… …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Chino — [chē′nō] [< ? Sp chino, person of mixed blood: perhaps orig. landowner was a person of mixed blood] city in SW Calif., east of Los Angeles: pop. 67,000 …   English World dictionary

  • chino — ☆ chino [chē′nō, shē′nō ] n. pl. chinos [< ?] 1. a strong, khaki colored, twilled cotton cloth used for work clothes, uniforms, etc. 2. [pl.] pants of chino for casual wear …   English World dictionary

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