from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of a Germanic people who invaded Britain in the fifth and sixth centuries A.D. and settled in the south and southeast and on the Isle of Wight.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A member of the Germanic tribe that existed in modern-day Denmark that invaded England about the same time as the Angles and the Saxons in the beginning of the Middle Ages, but were eventually either consumed culturally or driven out of the island.


From Middle English Jutes, the Jutes, from Medieval Latin Iutae, from Old English Iotas, Iutan; akin to Old English Gēat, Geat.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin plural Jutae, Juti (in Bede), corresponding to Old English Ēotas, Īotas. Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *eutaz. (Wiktionary)



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