Teuton

noun

Teu·​ton ˈtü-tᵊn How to pronounce Teuton (audio)
ˈtyü-,
-ˌtän
1
: a member of an ancient probably Germanic or Celtic people
2
: a member of a people speaking a language of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family
especially : german

Word History

Etymology

Latin Teutoni, plural

First Known Use

circa 1580, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Teuton was circa 1580

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Cite this Entry

“Teuton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Teuton. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

Teuton

noun
Teu·​ton ˈt(y)üt-ᵊn How to pronounce Teuton (audio)
1
: a member of an ancient probably Germanic or Celtic people
2
: a member of a people speaking a Germanic language
especially : german sense 1
Teutonic
t(y)ü-ˈtän-ik
adjective
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