custos

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

custos (plural custodes)

  1. (obsolete) A warden.

Derived terms[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for custos in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kewdʰ- (to cover, wrap, encase), from *(s)kew- (to cover, hide). Cognate with Ancient Greek κεύθω (keúthō, to conceal), Old English hȳdan (to hide, conceal, preserve) (English hide).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cūstōs m (genitive cūstōdis); third declension

  1. A guard, protector
  2. A guardian, tutor
  3. A jailer
  4. A keeper, custodian

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cūstōs custōdēs
Genitive custōdis custōdum
Dative custōdī custōdibus
Accusative custōdem custōdēs
Ablative custōde custōdibus
Vocative cūstōs custōdēs

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

custos

  1. plural of custo