protutor

noun
pro·​tutor | \ (ˈ)prō+\

Definition of protutor

: one who acts as tutor without legal appointment or one who marries a tutoress and is equally responsible with her

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History and Etymology for protutor

Late Latin protutela vice-tutelage (from Latin pro- pro- entry 1 + tutela tutelage) + English -or (as in tutor)

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