noun (used with a plural verb)

an ancient Germanic people who lived in central Europe.

Related formsMar·co·man·nic [mahr-koh-man-ik] /ˌmɑr koʊˈmæn ɪk/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for marcomanni


name of a Teutonic tribe, from Latin Marcomanni, from a Germanic compound, literally "men of the border;" cf. Old High German mark, Old English mearc "border" (see march (n.2)). For second element, see man (n.).

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