"Teutonic influence in the arts," 1814, from Italian, literally "German," from Medieval Latin theodiscus (see Dutch).
Examples from the Web for tedesco
I think he conceives me to be only a brutissimo Tedesco, so that I have a famous opportunity of becoming well acquainted with him.Letters of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy from Italy and Switzerland|Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
What have they to say against a Sephardi marrying a Tedesco?
However, we gather plainly from this, that when Vasari calls a master Tedesco, he means merely Lombard.The Cathedral Builders|Leader Scott
Never before have I sat at the table of a Tedesco—but you—you are a man after my own heart.
Miss Tedesco will be able to give you the details better than I can.Fifty Per Cent Prophet|Gordon Randall Garrett