Etymology
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Teton (n.)

member of a western Sioux people, 1806, from Dakota titonwan, literally "dwellers on the prairie," from thi + huwa. Not related to the Grand Teton mountain range.

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Definitions of Teton

Teton (n.)
a member of the large western branch of Sioux people which was made up of several groups that lived on the plains;
Synonyms: Lakota / Teton Sioux / Teton Dakota
From wordnet.princeton.edu