Tanoan

noun

: a family of American Indian languages spoken in New Mexico and Arizona
Tanoan adjective

Word History

Etymology

Tano, a group of former pueblos in New Mexico

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Tanoan was in 1891

Dictionary Entries Near Tanoan

Cite this Entry

“Tanoan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tanoan. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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