Teleut

noun Tel·e·ut \ ˈtelēˌüt \

Definition of Teleut

plural Teleut or Teleuts
1 a :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

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teleut-

combining form
variants: or teleuto-

Definition of teleut-

:completion
  • teleutospore

Origin and Etymology of teleut-

Greek teleutē, from telos end


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