tutela

noun tu·te·la \ t(y)üˈtēlə \

Definition of tutela

plural tutelae \-ēˌlē\
1 Roman, civil, & Scots law :the right or power of a tutor over his ward :the relation of a tutor to his ward or pupil
2 Roman law :a guardianship over a woman regardless of age who is not under marital or paternal power exercised by certain of her relatives by law

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Origin and Etymology of tutela

Latin, protection, guardianship, guardian


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of tutela


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