deposit-aries

depositary

[dih-poz-i-ter-ee]
noun, plural depositaries.
1.
one to whom anything is given in trust.
2.
depository ( def 1 ).
adjective
3.
depository ( def 3 ).

Origin:
1595–1605; < Late Latin dēpositārius a trustee, equivalent to Latin dēposit(us) (see deposit) + -ārius -ary

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depositary (dɪˈpɒzɪtərɪ, -trɪ)
 
n , pl -taries
1.  a person or group to whom something is entrusted for safety or preservation
2.  a variant spelling of depository

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