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Teton

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[ tee-ton ]
/ ˈti tɒn /
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noun, plural Te·tons, (especially collectively) Te·ton for 2.

the westernmost branch of the Dakota Indians.
a member of any of the tribes belonging to this branch, as the Brulé, Hunkpapa, Miniconjou, and Oglala.
a dialect of the Dakota language.
Also called La·ko·ta, La·kho·ta [luh-koh-tuh] /ləˈkoʊ tə/.

Definition for teton (2 of 2)

Teton

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[ tee-ton, teet-n ]
/ ˈti tɒn, ˈtit n /

noun

a river in NW central Montana, flowing E to the Marias River. 143 miles (230 km) long.
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Teton


member of a western Sioux people, 1806, from Dakota titonwan, literally "dwellers on the prairie," from thi + huwa. Not related to the Grand Teton mountain range.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper