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Teuton

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noun Teu·ton \ˈtü-tən, ˈtyü-, -ˌtän\

Definition of Teuton

  1. 1 :  a member of an ancient probably Germanic or Celtic people

  2. 2 :  a member of a people speaking a language of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family; especially :  german



Origin of teuton

Latin Teutoni, plural


First Known Use: circa 1580

Rhymes with teuton


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