Definition of Teutonic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the ancient Teutons or their languages. "Germanic mythology"

Exact synonyms: Germanic
Derivative terms: German, Germanic
Partainyms: Teuton, Teuton



Definition of Teutonic

1. a. Of or pertaining to the Teutons, esp. the ancient Teutons; Germanic.

2. n. The language of the ancient Germans; the Teutonic languages, collectively.

Definition of Teutonic

1. Adjective. Relating to the ancient Germanic people, the Teutons. ¹

2. Adjective. Having qualities that are regarded as typical of German people. ¹

3. Adjective. (obsolete) Germanic branch of Indo-European family of languages ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Teutonic

1. 1. Of or pertaining to the Teutons, especially. The ancient Teutons; Germanic. 2. Of or pertaining to any of the Teutonic languages, or the peoples who speak these languages. Teutonic languages, a group of languages forming a division of the Indo-European, or Aryan, family, and embracing the High German, Low German, Gothic, and Scandinavian dialects and languages. Teutonic order, a military religious order of knights, established toward the close of the twelfth century, in imitation of the Templars and Hospitalers, and composed chiefly of Teutons, or Germans. The order rapidly increased in numbers and strength till it became master of all Prussia, Livonia, and Pomerania. In its decay it was abolished by Napoleon; but it has been revived as an honorary order. Origin: L. Teutonicus, from Teutoni, or Teutones. See Teuton. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Teutonic Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Teutonic

teuchats
teucher
teuchest
teuchi-shiki
teuchter
teuchters
teucrin
teufit
teugh
teugher
teughest
teughly
teuks
teutlose
teutonic (current term)
teutonize
teutonized
teutonizes
teutonizing
teutonomania
tevatron
tevatrons
tew
tewan
tewart
tewarts
tewed
tewel
tewels

Literary usage of Teutonic

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1. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1879)
"No parallel To these classes of Romance words in English there are no in French to the analogous teutonic words in French, because the events in the history ..."

2. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1876)
"Sometimes indeed a disguised teutonic word has lived on side by side with the same word in its true teutonic shape. Two of the last devised names of English ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Their conquest thus took a character of extermination, of complete displacement of one people by another, which was not taken by the teutonic conquests ..."

4. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1876)
"The teutonic Latin speech which so deeply affected the teutonic speech Preach, of England had itself been only less deeply affected by a teutonic speech in ..."

5. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1877)
"teutonic settlements before them. the Roman invasion, or under the Roman domination, would be something quite different from the teutonic invasions recorded ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"Among the English conquerors of Britain we see from the beginning the same elements of political life which we see among the other teutonic nations, ..."

7. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1903)
"Thus the i*™. the growth of teutonic powers in those regions was ... But while the East lost this chance of renovation at teutonic hands, ..."

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