servient

adjective
ser·​vi·​ent | \ ˈsərvēənt \

Definition of servient

1a : doing service : serving
b : characteristic of a servant or subordinate : instrumental, servile
2 : subject to some person or thing that dominates, rules, or controls : subject to a service, easement, or servitude

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History and Etymology for servient

Latin servient-, serviens, present participle of servire to serve

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“Servient.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/servient. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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