Tanoan

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noun Ta·no·an \tə-ˈnō-ən, ˈtä-nə-wən\

Definition of Tanoan

  1. :  a family of American Indian languages spoken in New Mexico and Arizona

Tanoan

adjective

Origin and Etymology of tanoan

Tano, a group of former pueblos in New Mexico


First Known Use: 1891

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