What does teuton mean?

Definitions for teutonˈtut n, ˈtyut n

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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


  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Teuton

    tū′ton, n. one of the ancient inhabitants of Germany, esp. of a tribe living north of the Elbe who invaded Gaul, along with the Cimbri, and were cut to pieces by Marius near Aix in 102 B.C.: one belonging to that division of the Aryans including High and Low Germans and Scandinavians.—adj. Teuton′ic, belonging to the race so called, including Germans, Scandinavians, English, &c.: also to their language.—ns. Teuton′icism, Teu′tonism, a Germanism; Teutonisā′tion, the act of Germanising.—v.t. and v.i. Teu′tonise, to Germanise, to adopt German ways.—Teutonic Knights, one of the three military-religious orders of knighthood founded during the period of the Crusades, their distinguishing habiliment a white mantle with a black cross. [L. Teutones—Goth. thiuda, a nation. Cf. Dutch.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of teuton in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of teuton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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