Meaning of Scio in English:

Scio

Pronunciation /ˈʃiːəʊ/

noun

rare, historical
  • In full "Scio turpentine". Turpentine obtained from the terebinth tree, Pistacia terebinthus, especially in the eastern Mediterranean region.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in William Salmon (1644–1713), medical empiric and author. From Scio (now Chio), Italian form of the name of the Greek island of Chios.