from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of an American Indian people inhabiting the Caribbean coast of northeast Nicaragua and southeast Honduras.
- n. The language of the Miskito.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The Miskito language.
- n. A member of the Amerindian people who dwell/dwelt on the Atlantic coastline of Nicaragua and Honduras.
English began using this term in 1789. The name probably came into English through Spanish. (Wiktionary)