Tudor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Welsh Tewdwr (Theodore), later adopted as a surname of a British royal family.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Tudor (plural Tudors)

  1. A monarch of the British royal family during the sixteenth century. Specifically, King Henry VII and Henry VIII or one of his three children who ascended the throne.
  2. A style of dress popular in Britain during the sixteenth century.

Adjective[edit]

Tudor (comparative more Tudor, superlative most Tudor)

  1. Pertaining to the British monarchs of the sixteenth century.
  2. Pertaining to the period of British history ruled by King Henry VII, Henry VIII and the children of Henry VIII.
  3. (architecture) In the style of English buildings of the sixteenth century; using exposed wooden beams on the exterior.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a variant of Teodor. Cf. also Toader, Sântoader.

Proper noun[edit]

Tudor

  1. a male given name in Romania, and occasionally also a surname, equivalent to English Theodore