[ koo s-tohs moh-roo m; English kuhs-tos mawr-uh m, mohr- ]
/ ˈkʊs toʊs ˈmoʊ rʊm; English ˈkʌs tɒs ˈmɔr əm, ˈmoʊr- /
noun, plural cus·to·des mo·rum [koo s-toh-des moh-roo m; English kuh-stoh-deez mawr-uh m, mohr-] /kʊsˈtoʊ dɛs ˈmoʊ rʊm; English kʌˈstoʊ diz ˈmɔr əm, ˈmoʊr-/. Latin.
a custodian or guardian of morals; censor.
Origin of custos morum
literally, guardian of established usages, laws, etc.
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