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