Tel·​e·​ut | \ ˈtelēˌüt \
plural Teleut or Teleuts

Definition of Teleut

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1a : a group of nomadic Altaic Tatar peoples of the Altai plateau, West Siberia Region

called also Telenget

b : a member of any of such peoples
2 : the Turkic language of the Teleut peoples
variants: or teleuto-

Definition of teleut- (Entry 2 of 2)

: completion teleutospore

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Greek teleutē, from telos end

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“Teleut.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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