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tut
tut tut
Tut-mouthed
Tut-nose
tut-tut
Tut-work
Tut-workman
Tut-workmen
Tutankhamen
Tutankhaten
tutee
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tutelary
tutelary saint
Tutele
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Tutenag
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Tutelar definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TU'TELAR
TU'TELARY, a. [L. tutelaris, supra.] Having the guardianship or charge of protecting a person or a thing; guardian; protecting; as tutelary genii; tutelary goddesses.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: providing protective supervision; watching over or safeguarding; "daycare that is educational and not just custodial"; "a guardian angel"; "tutelary gods" [syn: custodial, tutelary, tutelar]

Merriam Webster's

adjective or noun Date: 1600 tutelary

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tutelar Tu"te*lar, Tutelary Tu"te*la*ry, a. [L. tutelaris: cf. F. tut['e]laire. See Tutelage.] Having the guardianship or charge of protecting a person or a thing; guardian; protecting; as, tutelary goddesses. This, of all advantages, is the greatest . . . the most tutelary of morals. --Landor.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a.; (also tutelary) Protecting, guardian, guarding.



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