Meaning of Marcomanni in English:

Marcomanni

noun

  • With plural agreement. An ancient Germanic people of the Suevian group who inhabited parts of central Europe to the north of the Danube.

Pronunciation

Marcomanni

/ˌmɑːkə(ʊ)ˈmani/ /ˌmɑːkə(ʊ)ˈmanʌɪ/

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Richard Grenewey (fl. 1598), translator. From classical Latin Marcomannī, Marcomanī (plural) from an otherwise unattested Germanic compound noun from the Germanic base of mark + the Germanic base of man.