Teutonic

[ too-ton-ik, tyoo- ]
/ tuˈtɒn ɪk, tyu- /
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adjective

of or relating to the ancient Teutons.
of, relating to, or characteristic of the Teutons or Germans; German.
noting or pertaining to the northern European stock that includes the German, Dutch, Scandinavian, British, and related peoples.
(of languages) Germanic.

noun


Origin of Teutonic

First recorded in 1580–90; Teuton + -ic

Related formsTeu·ton·i·cal·ly, adverban·ti-Teu·ton·ic, adjectivenon-Teu·ton·ic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for teutonic

Teutonic

/ (tjuːˈtɒnɪk) /

adjective

characteristic of or relating to the German peopleTeutonic thoroughness
of or relating to the ancient Teutons
(not used in linguistics) of or relating to the Germanic languages

noun

an obsolete name for Germanic
Derived FormsTeutonically, adverb

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Word Origin and History for teutonic

Teutonic

adj.
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