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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lares
 [古羅馬] 家庭守護神

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lar n.; pl. Lares sometimes Lars   Rom. Myth. A tutelary deity; a deceased ancestor regarded as a protector of the family. The domestic Lares were the tutelar deities of a house; household gods. Hence, (Fig.): Hearth or dwelling house.
 Nor will she her dear Lar forget,
 Victorious by his benefit.   --Lovelace.
    The Lars and Lemures moan with midnight plaint.   --Milton.
    Looking backward in vain toward their Lares and lands.   --Longfellow.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 La·res n. pl. See 1st Lar.