tutor etymology

Latin word tutor comes from Latin tueor, Latin -to (Forms frequentative verbs from existing verbs.)

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Detailed word origin of tutor

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tueor Latin (lat) I care for, guard, defend, protect, support, compensate or make up for.. I look or gaze at, behold, watch, view.. I uphold, keep up, maintain, preserve.
-to Latin (lat) Forms frequentative verbs from existing verbs.
tutor Latin (lat) I guard, protect, defend.

Words with the same origin as tutor

Descendants of tueor
Descendants of -to
cito consulto dictator facto