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  1. plural of tutu



Collateral perfect participle of tueor (I care for, guard, defend, protect, etc.). Compare tuitus.



tūtus (feminine tūta, neuter tūtum); first/second declension

  1. safe, prudent
  2. secure
  3. protected


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative tūtus tūta tūtum tūtī tūtae tūta
genitive tūtī tūtae tūtī tūtōrum tūtārum tūtōrum
dative tūtō tūtō tūtīs
accusative tūtum tūtam tūtum tūtōs tūtās tūta
ablative tūtō tūtā tūtō tūtīs
vocative tūte tūta tūtum tūtī tūtae tūta


  • tūtus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tutus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “tutus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • tutus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the cavalry covers the retreat: equitatus tutum receptum dat
    • (ambiguous) to be in a position of safety: in tuto esse
    • (ambiguous) to ensure the safety of a thing: in tuto collocare aliquid