custodian

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From Medieval Latin *custodianus, implied in custodianatus, from custodia (a keeping, watch, guard, prison), from custos (a keeper, watchman, guard).

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custodian (plural custodians)

  1. A person entrusted with the custody or care of something or someone; a caretaker or keeper.
    After their parents' death, their aunt became the children's custodian.
    The building's custodian could fix nearly anything. The place always looked great!
  2. (US) a janitor (US); a cleaner

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Verb[edit]

custodian

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) present indicative form of custodiar.
  2. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of custodiar.