1. [ adjective ] of or relating to or characteristic of the early Saxons or Anglo-Saxons and their descendants (especially the English or Lowland Scots) and their language

"Saxon princes" "for greater clarity choose a plain Saxon term instead of a latinate one"

Related terms: England
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 4382
3. [ noun ] a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons; dominant in England until the Norman conquest
Related terms: European Athelstan West_Saxon
Similar spelling:   Saxony