Ta·í·no (tä-ēnō) also Tai·no (tīnō)
n. pl. Taíno or Taí·nos also Taino or Tai·nos
1. 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.
2. The language of this people.
[Spanish, of American Indian origin.]
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