The definition of a curator is a person responsible for maintaining and managing a museum or a collection in a library.(noun)
The person responsible for maintaining a collection of English china at an art museum is an example of a curator.
See curator in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME curatour < L curator < curare: see curative
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Origin: Middle English curatour, legal guardian, from Old French curateur, from Latin cūrātor, overseer, from cūrātus, past participle of cūrāre, to take care of; see curative .
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