Tanoan

noun
Ta·​no·​an | \ tə-ˈnō-ən How to pronounce Tanoan (audio) , ˈtä-nə-wən How to pronounce Tanoan (audio) \

Definition of Tanoan

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

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Tanoan adjective

First Known Use of Tanoan

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Tanoan

Tano, a group of former pueblos in New Mexico

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The first known use of Tanoan was in 1891

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“Tanoan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tanoan. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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