teutonic
[ too-ton-ik ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Early 19th century; Latin from Latin Teutones, Teutoni (plural), from an Indo-European root meaning ‘people’ or ‘country’
Synonyms
  • germanic
Antonyms
  • n/a
Definition
noting or pertaining to the northern European stock that includes the German, Dutch, Scandinavian, British, and related peoples
Example
A) Teutonic characteristics are common in the architecture of this area. B) My husband's ancestry is Teutonic, whereas my family history originates from Italy.
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