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custodian

[ kuh-stoh-dee-uhn ]
/ kʌˈstoʊ di ən /
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noun
a person who has custody; keeper; guardian.
a person entrusted with guarding or maintaining a property; janitor.

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Origin of custodian

1775–85; <Latin custōdi(a) watchman (see custody) + -an

OTHER WORDS FROM custodian

cus·to·di·an·ship, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for custodian

custodian
/ (kʌsˈtəʊdɪən) /

noun
a person who has custody, as of a prisoner, ward, etc
a guardian or keeper, as of an art collection, etc
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