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Meaning of CUSTODIAN

Pronunciation:  ku'stowdeeun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals

CUSTODIAN is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: keeper, steward
 See Also: caretaker, conservator, curator, defender, game warden, gamekeeper, greenskeeper, guardian, janitor, lighthouse keeper, protector, shielder, zoo keeper



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cus*to"di*an\ (k?s-t?"d?-an), n. [From {Custody}.]
One who has care or custody, as of some public building; a
keeper or superintendent.

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