tutelar

adjective or noun

tu·​te·​lar ˈtü-tə-lər How to pronounce tutelar (audio)
ˈtyü-,
-ˌlär

Word History

First Known Use

1600, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tutelar was in 1600

Dictionary Entries Near tutelar

Cite this Entry

“Tutelar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tutelar. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!