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Meaning of CURATOR

Pronunciation:  kyû'reytur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)
 

CURATOR is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: conservator
 
 See Also: custodian, keeper, steward

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cu*ra"tor\ (k?-r?"t?r). n. [L., fr. curare to take care
of, fr. cura care.]
1. One who has the care and superintendence of anything, as
   of a museum; a custodian; a keeper.

2. One appointed to act as guardian of the estate of a person
   not legally competent to manage it, or of an absentee; a
   trustee; a guardian.

 
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