Bai·​noa | \ bīˈnōə \
plural Bainoa or Bainoas

Definition of Bainoa

1 : an Arawakan people of Haiti and southwestern Santo Domingo
2 : a member of the Bainoa people

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First Known Use of Bainoa

1952, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Bainoa

Spanish, of American Indian origin

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“Bainoa.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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