Posted By:Carol Powell
Subject:Re: ? Teutonic ?
Post Date:May 11, 2014 at 09:12:24
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Teutonic or Teuton(s) may refer to: the Teutons Germanic peoples
Teutonic - Merriam-Webster Online
noting or pertaining to the northern European stock that includes the German, Dutch, Scandinavian, British, and related peoples.
1605, "of or pertaining to the Germanic languages and to peoples or tribes who speak or spoke them," from L. Teutonicus, from Teutones, name of a tribe that inhabited coastal Germany and devastated Gaul 113-101 B.C.E., probably from a P.Gmc. word related to O.H.G. diot "people"