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tu·te·lar·y

 (to͞ot′l-ĕr′ē, tyo͞ot′-) also tu·te·lar (to͞ot′l-ər, -är′, tyo͞ot′-)
adj.
1. Being or serving as a guardian or protector: tutelary gods.
2. Of or relating to a guardian or guardianship.
n. pl. tu·te·lar·ies also tu·te·lars
One that serves as a guardian or protector.

[From Latin tūtēlārius, guardian, from tūtēla, tutelage; see tutelage.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tutelar - providing protective supervisiontutelar - providing protective supervision; watching over or safeguarding; "daycare that is educational and not just custodial"; "a guardian angel"; "tutelary gods"
protective - intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind; "a protective covering"; "the use of protective masks and equipment"; "protective coatings"; "kept the drunken sailor in protective custody"; "animals with protective coloring"; "protective tariffs"
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