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.
- 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
from Taino nitayno “the first, the good.”