tutor etymology

Latin word tutor comes from Latin -ator, Latin tueor

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Detailed word origin of tutor

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ator Latin (lat) Enlarged form of -tor, used to form agent nouns; -ator, -er.
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.
tutor Latin (lat) Guardian (of minors). Tutor. Watcher, protector, defender.

Words with the same origin as tutor

Descendants of tueor
tutela