Definition of Teller mine in English:

Teller mine

noun

historical
  • A powerful anti-tank mine in the form of a large plate or disc, used by German forces during the Second World War (1939–45).

Origin

1940s. From German Tellermine from Teller plate (13th cent.; from Old French tailleor serving platter, plate on which meats are cut from taillier to cut + -eor) + Mine.

Pronunciation

Teller mine

/ˈtɛlə mʌɪn/