Definition of custos rotulorum in English:

custos rotulorum

Line breaks: cus¦tos ro¦tu|lorum
Pronunciation: /ˌkʌstɒs ˌrəʊtjʊˈlɔːrəm/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun (plural custodes rotulorum /kʌˈstəʊdiːz/)

(In England and Wales) the principal Justice of the Peace of a county, who has nominal custody of the records of the commission of the peace. The function is usually fulfilled by the Lord Lieutenant.

Origin

Latin.

Definition of custos rotulorum in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day humoresque
Pronunciation: ˌhjuːməˈrɛsk
noun
a short, lively piece of music