ancilla

noun
an·cil·la | \an-ˈsi-lə \
plural ancillae\-(ˌ)lē \

Definition of ancilla 

: an aid to achieving or mastering something difficult

First Known Use of ancilla

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ancilla

Latin, female servant

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