conservator

[kon-ser-vey-ter, kuhn-sur-vuh-]
noun
1.
a person who conserves 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 conservancy commission; a conservation worker.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin, equivalent to conservā(re) (see conserve) + -tor -tor

conservatorial [kuhn-sur-vuh-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-] , adjective
conservatorship, noun
subconservator, noun
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conservator (ˈkɒnsəˌveɪtə, kənˈsɜːvə-)
 
n
a person who conserves or keeps safe; custodian, guardian, or protector

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conservator
c.1400, from Anglo-Fr. conservatour, from L. conservatorem "keeper," noun of action from conservare (see conserve). Related: Conservatorship (1640s).
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Example sentences
Such technology is an art conservator's dream-but also a nightmare, since it
  opens the way for totally accurate counterfeits.
But when it comes to storage materials, synthetic additives are a conservator's
  salvation.
The desert may be a heartless killer, but it's a sympathetic conservator.
Particularly fragile or damaged artifacts are sent to a conservator.
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