- a member of an extinct Arawakan Indian tribe of the West Indies.
- the language of the Taino.
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Examples from the Web for taino
He began his evening on the fourth floor of the Taino Towers - near 123rd and Lexington Ave - in what was dubbed the VIP room.Charlie Rangel Dances On
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- plural -nos or -no a member of an American Indian people of the Greater Antilles and the Bahamas
- the language of this people, belonging to the Arawakan family
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Word Origin and History for taino
from Taino nitayno "the first, the good."
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