Definitions for teutonˈtut n, ˈtyut n

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Teu•tonˈtut n, ˈtyut n(n.)

  1. a member of any people speaking a Germanic language, esp. a language of the West Germanic group.

    Category: Peoples

  2. Category: Peoples

    Ref: German (def. 1). 2 2

Origin of Teuton:

1720–30; < L Teutonī (pl.) a people, presumed to be Germanic, who migrated from Jutland to Gaul and were destroyed by the Romans in 102 b.c.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Teuton(noun)

    someone (especially a German) who speaks a Germanic language

  2. Teuton(noun)

    a member of the ancient Germanic people who migrated from Jutland to southern Gaul and were annihilated by the Romans

Wiktionary

  1. Teuton(Noun)

    A member of an early Germanic tribe noted in historical writings by Greek and Roman authors.

  2. Teuton(Noun)

    A German.

  3. Origin: 1720, from Teutones, Teutoni, from þeudanaz, from þeudō, from tewtéh₂. Cognate with 03380339033F03330330033D0343, þjóðann, þiudan, þeoden, þeod, чужой, чудно, чудо. Related to Dutch.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Teuton(noun)

    one of an ancient German tribe; later, a name applied to any member of the Germanic race in Europe; now used to designate a German, Dutchman, Scandinavian, etc., in distinction from a Celt or one of a Latin race

  2. Teuton(noun)

    a member of the Teutonic branch of the Indo-European, or Aryan, family

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