protectoral

adjective
pro·​tec·​tor·​al | \ prə-ˈtek-t(ə-)rəl How to pronounce protectoral (audio) \

Definition of protectoral

: of or relating to a protector or protectorate

First Known Use of protectoral

1657, in the meaning defined above

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“Protectoral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/protectoral. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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