adjective ser·vi·ent \ˈsərvēənt\

Definition of servient

  1. 1a :  doing service :  serving b :  characteristic of a servant or subordinate :  instrumental, servile

  2. 2 :  subject to some person or thing that dominates, rules, or controls :  subject to a service, easement, or servitude

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Origin and Etymology of servient

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

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