Definition of Ainu
plural Ainu or Ainus
1 : a member of an indigenous people of the Japanese archipelago, the Kuril Islands, and part of Sakhalin Island
2 : the language of the Ainu people
Origin of ainu
Ainu aynu person
First Known Use: 1817
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