Etymology
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librarian (n.)

"custodian of a library," 1713; see library + -an. Earlier form was library-keeper (1640s), and librarian had been used in the sense "scribe, one who copies books" (1660s).

updated on June 29, 2016

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Definitions of librarian from WordNet

librarian (n.)
a professional person trained in library science and engaged in library services;
Synonyms: bibliothec
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