cautelous

adjective

Definition of cautelous 

1 archaic : crafty, cunning

2 archaic : cautious, wary

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Other Words from cautelous

cautelously adverb archaic

History and Etymology for cautelous

Middle English, from Middle French cauteleux, cautileus, from cautele + -eux, -eus -ous

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