Definition of tutelary:
- protecting (part of speech: verb)
- "A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)", Augustus de Morgan.
And with them and of them, already accomplished in the beautiful science, already familiar with the great works of the great composers, was the present tutelary genius of the Harvard concerts, whose life, consecrated as critic and lover to this art, has been a true service to his city, and, reflectively, to the country.- "From the Easy Chair, series 3", George William Curtis.
- "The Mirror of Kong Ho", Ernest Bramah.