What does teuton mean?

Definitions for teutonˈtut n, ˈtyut n

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word teuton.

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Benito Mussolini:

    Race! It is a feeling, not a reality: ninety-five percent, at least, is a feeling. Nothing will ever make me believe that biologically pure races can be shown to exist today. Amusingly enough, not one of those who have proclaimed the "nobility" of the Teutonic race was himself a Teuton. Gobineau was a Frenchman, Chamberlain, an Englishman; Woltmann, a Jew; Lapouge, another Frenchman.

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