Definition of custode in English:

custode

noun

  • In the Franciscan order of friars: a guardian or warden of a house or of a subdivision of a province. Now somewhat rare (chiefly historical).

noun

  • In Italian contexts: a guardian, a custodian, especially of a public building.

Origin

Late Middle English. From (i) Anglo-Norman and Middle French custode guardian, custodian<br>late 18th century; earliest use found in Mary Berry (1763–1852), author. From Italian custode custode.

Pronunciation

custode

/kʌˈstəʊd/