guardian

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(Greek mythology) a giant with 100 eyes; was guardian of the heifer Io and was slain by Hermes Argus
(Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva Athena , Athene , Pallas , Pallas Athena , Pallas Athene
guardian spirit of person or place daemon , genius , genius loci
person who acts as parent and guardian for a child in place of the child's natural parents but without legally adopting the child foster-parent , foster parent
guardian spirits genii , lares
guardian spirit of a place genius loci
responsibility of a guardian or keeper guardianship , keeping , safekeeping
(Norse mythology) god of dawn and light; guardian of Asgard Heimdal , Heimdall , Heimdallr
(Old Testament) the guardian archangel of the Jews Michael
father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian parent
(classical mythology) god of male procreative power and guardian of gardens and vineyards Priapus
(Norse mythology) wife of Thor and guardian of the home Sif
guardian, relating to tutelary
guardian, legal tutor
protection of guardian or court, person under care or ward
guardian or defender against theft or illegal practices or waste watchdog
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