Legal Definition of custodian
Definition of custodian
From Medieval Latin *custodianus, implied in custodianatus ; custodia (“a keeping, watch, guard, prison”); custos (“a keeper, watchman, guard”).
custodian (plural custodians)
- 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!
- (US) a janitor (US); a cleaner
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