a language of the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre) in W Africa, closely related to Swahili and used as a lingua franca
[king-hwahy-ting, -wahy-] /ˈkɪŋˌʰwaɪ tɪŋ, -ˌwaɪ-/ noun, plural king-whitings (especially collectively) king-whiting. 1. .
noun 1. an island in the Arctic Ocean, in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, in the W Nunavut Territory, Canada. 5062 sq. mi. (13,111 sq. km).
[king-woo d] /ˈkɪŋˌwʊd/ noun 1. a Brazilian streaked with violet tints, used especially in cabinetwork. 2. the tree of the genus Dalbergia that yields this . /ˈkɪŋˌwʊd/ noun 1. the hard fine-grained violet-tinted wood of a Brazilian leguminous tree, Dalbergia cearensis, used in cabinetwork 2. the tree yielding this wood
noun in Zen practice, walking meditation practiced between zazen sessions Examples We did kinhin in the woods.