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[luh-koh-tuh] /ləˈkoʊ tə/

[tee-ton] /ˈti tɒn/
noun, plural Tetons (especially collectively) Teton for 2.
the westernmost branch of the Dakota Indians.
a member of any of the tribes belonging to this branch, as the Brulé, Hunkpapa, Miniconjou, and Oglala.
a dialect of the Dakota language.

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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