[ tahy-noh ]
/ ˈtaɪ noʊ /

noun, plural Tai·nos, (especially collectively) Tai·no for 1.

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|Gideon Resnick|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
  • He aimed at the historical attitude, and with some imitation of Taino's method and manner, he achieved it.

    The Quality of Mercy|W. D. Howells
  • This arrangement was called by the Taino Indians, a barbacoa from which we get the English equivalent, barbecue.

British Dictionary definitions for taino

/ (ˈtaɪnəʊ) /


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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