Definition of Protectorian in English:

Protectorian

adjective

rare, historical
  • Of, relating to, or supporting the Lord Protector or the Protectorate; Cromwellian.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in William Cole (c1622–1701), naturalist. Either from post-classical Latin protectorius protectory + -an, or from protector + -ian.

Pronunciation

Protectorian

/prəˌtɛkˈtɔːrɪən/