English word custody comes from Latin custos, and later Latin custodia (Custody, guardianship. Protection, safekeeping.).
Custody detailed word origin explanation
|custos || Latin (lat) ||A guard, protector. A guardian, tutor. A jailer. A keeper, custodian. |
|custodia || Latin (lat) ||Custody, guardianship. Protection, safekeeping. |
|custody || English (eng) ||Temporary possession or care of somebody else's property.. The legal right to take care of something or somebody, especially children.. The state of being imprisoned or detained, usually pending a trial. |