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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Providing protective supervision.

Usage examples (23)
  • Temples were erected to him as the tutelar deity of vineyards and gardens, to defend them from thieves and from birds.
  • It was a species of brief elegy to the memory of Turenne, whom the French soldier still regarded as his tutelar genius.
  • Those which they call their tutelar deities shall be no protection to them.
  • The tutelar deity of the Mexicans was Huitzilopochtli. for more
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