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curator

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noun cu·ra·tor \ˈkyu̇r-ˌā-tər, kyu̇-ˈrā-, ˈkyu̇r-ə-\

Simple Definition of curator

  • : a person who is in charge of the things in a museum, zoo, etc.

Full Definition of curator

  1. :  one who has the care and superintendence of something; especially :  one in charge of a museum, zoo, or other place of exhibit

cu·ra·to·ri·al play \ˌkyu̇r-ə-ˈtȯr-ē-əl\ adjective
cu·ra·tor·ship play \ˈkyu̇r-ˌā-tər-ˌship, kyu̇-ˈrā-, ˈkyu̇r-ə-\ noun

Origin of curator

Latin, from curare to care, from cura care


First Known Use: 1561



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