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curator

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Noun
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cu=ra=tor

CIDE DICTIONARY

curatorn. [L., fr. curare to take care of, fr. cura care.].
  •  One who has the care and superintendence of anything, as of a museum; a custodian; a keeper.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

curator, n. a keeper or custodian of a museum or other collection.

Derivative
curatorial adj. curatorship n.
Etymology
ME f. AF curatour (OF -eur) or L curator (as CURATIVE)

THESAURUS

curator

MC, accountant, air warden, attendant, attorney, auditor, bailiff, bibliognost, bibliographer, biblioklept, bibliolater, bibliomane, bibliomaniac, bibliopegist, bibliophage, bibliophile, bibliopole, bibliopolist, bibliotaph, bibliothec, bibliothecaire, bibliothecary, book agent, book collector, book printer, book publisher, book salesman, book-stealer, bookbinder, bookdealer, bookkeeper, booklover, bookmaker, bookman, bookseller, bookworm, bursar, butler, caretaker, cashier, cashkeeper, castellan, cataloger, chamberlain, chief librarian, college editor, comptroller, conservator, controller, copy editor, croupier, custodian, depositary, depository, dictionary editor, editor, editor-in-chief, emcee, executive editor, factor, financial officer, forest ranger, game warden, gamekeeper, governor, guardian, guardian angel, housekeeper, janitor, juvenile editor, keeper, landreeve, librarian, library director, lifeguard, lifesaver, liquidator, majordomo, managing editor, master of ceremonies, next friend, paymaster, permissions editor, philobiblist, printer, prochein ami, proctor, procurator, production editor, publisher, purse bearer, purser, ranger, receiver, reference editor, reference librarian, seneschal, shepherd, steward, textbook editor, trade editor, treasurer, trustee, warden, warder

ROGET THESAURUS

curator

Consignee

N consignee, trustee, nominee, committee, agent, delegate, commissary, commissioner, emissary, envoy, commissionaire, messenger, diplomatist, diplomat, diplomate, corps diplomatique, embassy, ambassador, embassador, representative, resident, consul, legate, nuncio, internuncio, charge d'affaires, attache, vicegerent, plenipotentiary, functionary, placeman, curator, treasurer, factor, bailiff, clerk, secretary, attorney, advocate, solicitor, proctor, broker, underwriter, commission agent, auctioneer, one's man of business, factotum, caretaker, dalal, dubash, garnishee, gomashta, negotiator, go-between, middleman, under agent, employe, servant, referee, arbitrator, traveler, bagman, commis-voyageur, touter, commercial traveler, drummer, traveling man, newspaper correspondent, own correspondent, special correspondent.


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