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Teuton

[toot-n, tyoot-n] /ˈtut n, ˈtyut n/
noun
1.
a member of a Germanic people or tribe first mentioned in the 4th century b.c. and supposed to have dwelt in Jutland.
2.
a native of Germany or a person of German origin.
adjective
3.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; < Latin Teutonī (plural) tribal name < Germanic
Related forms
anti-Teuton, adjective, noun
non-Teuton, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Teuton

Teuton

/ˈtjuːtən/
noun
1.
a member of an ancient Germanic people from Jutland who migrated to S Gaul in the 2nd century bc: annihilated by a Roman army in 102 bc
2.
a member of any people speaking a Germanic language, esp a German
adjective
3.
Teutonic
Word Origin
C18: from Latin Teutonī the Teutons, of Germanic origin
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