sirvente

noun
sir·vente | \sir-ˈvänt \
variants: or sirventes \sir--ˈven-təs \
plural sirventes\sir--ˈvänt, -ˈvän(t)s, -ˈven-təs \

Definition of sirvente 

: a usually moral or religious song of the Provençal troubadours satirizing social vices

First Known Use of sirvente

1819, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sirvente

French, from Occitan sirventes, literally, servant's song, from sirvent servant, from Latin servient-, serviens, present participle of servire to serve

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