Teut is defined as an abbreviation for teuton or teutonic, which refers to German people or culture.
An example of Teut. is Hermann Hesse.
- Languages; probably first adopted in Teut.; the ultimate origin is not known; Skeat suggests the root rad-, to scratch; cf.
- Grimm (Leipzig, 1897) connects the word with an ancient common Teut.
- Odin's name is connected with that of Wuotan, and referred to the Old High-German verb watan wuot = meare, cum impetu ferri (Grimm, Teut.