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Main Entry: ser·vant
Pronunciation: primarystresssschwar-vschwant
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English servant "servant," from early French servant (same meaning), from a form of servir "to serve," from Latin servire "to be a slave, serve," from servus "slave, servant" --related to SERF --see Word History at SLAVE
: one that serves others; especially : a person hired to perform household or personal services

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