depositary

noun de·pos·i·tary \ di-ˈpä-zə-ˌter-ē \

Definition of depositary

plural depositaries
1 :a person to whom something is entrusted
2 :depository 2

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First Known Use of depositary

1605


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depositary

noun de·pos·i·tary \ di-ˈpä-zə-ˌter-ē \

legal Definition of depositary

plural depositaries
:an individual or entity (as a business organization) that holds a deposit
  • the depositary ought to restore the precise object which he received
  • Louisiana Civil Code
; also :depository

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