The correct answer is protector.
The correct answer is (C) A protector (of the people); an official in ancient Rome who defended the rights of plebians from arbitrary acts of magistrates. Also, a popular leader or demagogue.
Tribune comes from Latin tribunus
Examples of use:
- The priest acted as a tribune of the poor and infirm residents of his parish.
- Tribunes were originally elected to protect the rights of the Roman plebians.