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Lares

[ lair-eez, ley-reez ]
/ ˈlɛər iz, ˈleɪ riz /
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plural noun, singular Lar [lahr]. /lɑr/. Roman Religion.
the spirits who, if propitiated, watched over the house or community to which they belonged.
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Origin of Lares

First recorded in 1590–1600, Lares is from the Latin word Larēs
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