Servite

noun
Ser·​vite | \ ˈsər-ˌvīt How to pronounce Servite (audio) \

Definition of Servite

: a member of the mendicant Order of Servants of Mary founded in Florence, Italy, in 1233

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Servite adjective

First Known Use of Servite

circa 1550, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Servite

Medieval Latin Servitae, plural, Servites, from Latin servus

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The first known use of Servite was circa 1550

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“Servite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Servite. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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