servitor

noun

ser·​vi·​tor ˈsər-və-tər How to pronounce servitor (audio)
-ˌtȯr
: a male servant

Word History

Etymology

Middle English servitour, borrowed from Anglo-French & Medieval Latin; Anglo-French servitur, servitour, borrowed from Medieval Latin servītor, from Latin servīre "to be at the service of, serve entry 1" + -tor, agent suffix

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of servitor was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Servitor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/servitor. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

servitor

noun
ser·​vi·​tor ˈsər-vət-ər How to pronounce servitor (audio)
-və-ˌtȯ(ə)r
: a male servant

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