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From Latin ianitor (doorkeeper)

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janitor (plural janitors) (female: janitress or janitrix (rare))

  1. (chiefly US) Someone who looks after the maintenance and cleaning of a public building.
    1. (Scotland) A caretaker or custodian; someone who maintains a school building specifically and may serve other administrative roles.
  2. A doorman.

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