Conservator



[kon-ser-vey-ter, kuh n-sur-vuh-] /ˈkɒn sərˌveɪ tər, kənˈsɜr və-/

noun
1.
a person who or preserves; preserver; protector.
2.
a person who repairs, restores, or maintains the condition of objects, as paintings or sculptures in an art museum, or books in a library.
3.
Law. a guardian; a custodian.
4.
British. a person employed by the commission; a worker.
/ˈkɒnsəˌveɪtə; kənˈsɜːvə-/
noun
1.
a person who conserves or keeps safe; custodian, guardian, or protector
n.

c.1400, from Anglo-French conservatour, from Latin conservator “keeper, preserver, defender,” agent noun of conservare (see conserve).

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