Taino meaning

tīnō
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A member of an Arawak people of the Greater Antilles and the Bahamas whose culture was destroyed by genocide, epidemics, and assimilation under Spanish colonization in the early 1500s.
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The language of this people.
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A member of an aboriginal Indian people of the West Indies, extinct since the 16th cent.
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The Arawakan language of this people.
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Origin of taino

  • Spanish of American Indian origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition